Basic Training

Information about basic training, including what it is, what's involved, and how to apply.

Training portals

All training portals can be accessed from this page.

Application dates

Important dates for applying to Basic Training and Advanced Training.

Examination dates

Examination dates for trainees.


Information about types of assessment, standards for assessment, and examination dates for Training Programs.

Recognition of Prior Learning

Recognition of Prior Learning is the formal recognition of experience obtained prior to entry in an RACP training program.

Flexible training options

The RACP provides a number flexible training options for trainees. Find out more about flexible training options, and eligibility.

Education policies and governance

Find out more about education policies, curricula advisory groups, basic training curricula reviews, educational governance reviews, and educational research and evaluation.

Training Support

Access resources and services for the support of trainees.

Specialist Training Program Initiative

The Australian Government Specialist Training Program (STP) is a Federal Government initiative to increase training posts for specialists outside traditional public teaching hospitals, providing an annual trainee salary contribution of $100,000 per post.

Accredited training sites

Learn more about accredited training sites, and how you can apply for a position at an accredited training site.

Getting a training site accredited

Find out more about the accreditation criteria for Basic and Advanced Training sites.

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