AFRM Module 1 Written Assessment

The 2020 Module 1 Written Assessment has been postponed due to the impact of COVID-19.

We've planned the most suitable way to deliver the exam in 2021 based on the ongoing improvement of COVID-19. See the key dates table for details.

We'll continue to monitor the situation and update you again in August.

The Module 1 Assessment tests your basic medical knowledge in rehabilitation medicine.

Key dates

The date below is the earliest possible that the exam will take place. We'll give you at least 3 months notice of the exam date when it’s confirmed.

Planned month
2020 and 2021
Module 1 Written Assessment* May 2021

*To be delivered via computer-based testing.

Note: This date depends on the ongoing improvement of COVID-19 and is subject to change.


The exam is held once a year. Venues are in Australian and Aotearoa New Zealand capital cities and regional centres, selected at our discretion.


We'll update the fees here when they've been confirmed.

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