Flexible training options

The RACP provides flexible training options for trainees who:

  • are unable to train full-time
  • need to interrupt their training for more than eight weeks (for example, to take parental leave)
  • wish to withdraw from their training
  • have been affected by exceptional circumstances

There are alternative pathways trainees can take if they find they need to adjust their training program:

View the RACP Flexible Training Policy for more information.

Training time limits

For trainees completing all training programs (including part-time trainees) the following time limits apply:

Length of Training Program Time Limit
3 years 8 years
4 years 10 years
5 years 12 years

Approved interruptions of training taken due to full-time parental leave and certified medical leave are excluded from accruing towards time limits to complete training.

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