Part-time training

A trainee is part-time if they are completing a minimum of 0.4 full-time equivalent (FTE) of a normal working week, and less than 1.0 FTE.

Part-time training should provide the same experience, education and supervision as a full-time program with an emphasis on gaining the same level of skills, knowledge and professional attributes.

Part-time trainees must also complete the same number of assessments as a full-time trainee.

The RACP can consider a minimum of 40% of a full time position for approval towards part-time training.

Part-time training must be undertaken for a minimum period of 1 continuous month.

How do I become a part-time trainee?

When you apply to start or re-register for your training, you can select to be part-time (less than 1.0 FTE and a minimum of 0.4 FTE).

How do I switch from full-time to part-time training?

Trainees can switch from full-time to part-time training.

Basic Trainees
To switch from full time to part-time training, Basic Trainees need to complete and submit the:

Advanced Trainees
To switch from full time to part-time training, Advanced Trainees will need to submit a new application for approval of their training.
Find out more about applying to re-register for Advanced Training.
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