AFOEM Stage A Written Examination

The Stage A Written Examination tests your knowledge in occupational and environmental medicine to determine if you can progress to Stage B training.


Key dates

Applications open Monday 1 May 2023
Applications close 5pm AEST, Friday 12 May 2023
Pre-exam special consideration requests close
(for provisions on exam day)
Friday 12 May 2023
Saturday 9 September 2023
Exam day special consideration requests close
(for technical and procedural issues)
Thursday 14 September 2023
Results released From 3pm AEDT, Thursday 19 October 2023

Dates are correct as of Thursday 16 March 2023 and are subject to change due to the impacts of COVID-19.

Contingency plans

Plan A: Deliver at exam venues on planned date of 9 September 2023.

Deliver as scheduled using PBT at exam centres across Australia and Aotearoa New Zealand.

Plan B: If one or more exam locations are unable to deliver the exam on 9 September due to unforeseen circumstances, the exam will proceed at all other locations.

If September isn't feasible in an exam centre, the exam will be delivered minimum 3 months later at impacted locations.

A postponed exam delivery isn't available for individual cases. Withdrawal due to individual circumstances, including COVID-19 or other illnesses, will be considered on a case-by-case basis. For more information, see the Special Consideration for Assessment Policy (PDF).


To be confirmed.


Australia: AUD$2031.00
Aotearoa New Zealand: NZD$2335.65

See College Fees Terms and Conditions to learn more about paying your exam fees.

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