How to apply

Apply to train in general practice with WAGPET.

Applications for the 2023 are now closed, stay tuned for the final intake application period.

ACRRM

An ACRRM fellowship is designed to expose registrars to a diverse range of health issues to prepare them for the challenges of rural and remote healthcare.

RACGP

Offering both a general or rural pathway option, the RACGP fellowship is designed to equip doctors with the skills and knowledge they need to practise as a GP in both metropolitan and rural locations.

Read the RACGP guide to AGPT for more information.

WA Rural Generalist Program

The WA Rural Generalist (WARG) program is open to junior doctors who have chosen a career in general practice and have a passion and commitment to the broadest scope of medical care - including emergency medicine in a rural hospital setting, advanced care in specialty areas, and comprehensive community general practice.  It’s medicine with meaning. For more information about the WARG program, visit the WARG website here.

How to apply for the AGPT program

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Application open.
Apply via ACRRM and/or RACGP websites.

ACRRM applications submit a written suitable assessment, answering five essay style selection criteria

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Applications close.

ACRRM suitability assessments due

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ACRRM and RACGP assess your eligibility for the AGPT.

Eligibility is determined by your citizenship status, medical qualification and medical registration.

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RACGP applicants sit CAAKT exam.

The CAAKT exam is a multiple-choice test comprising of medical knowledge based and situational judgement questions. The exam is based at hospital intern knowledge level.

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Result processing occurs and WAGPET is notified of eligible candidates to be interviewed.

Eligibile candidates will receive an email from WAGPET prompting them to choose a date and time for their interview.

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Multiple Mini Interviews (MMIs) take place at WAGPET’s Bentley office.

MMIs are a series of short interviews where applicants have two minutes to read a scenario and eight minutes to respond to it face-to-face with an interviewer.

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Applicants are offered training places by way of an emailed Letter of Offer, Acceptance of Offer form, Register Declaration and Training Plan.

*unsuccessful applicants are also notified.

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Letter of Offer and completed Acceptance of Offer, Registrar Declaration and Training Plans returned by applicants.

ACRRM application key dates

Applications open

10am AEST Monday, 21 March 2022           

Applications and suitability assessment close & fee due

11.59pm AEST Tuesday, 19 April 2022

Last day to change preferences

Monday, 9 May 2022

Interviews conducted

From Tuesday, 5 July to Friday, 8 July 2022

Selection outcome released

Thursday, 28 July 2022

RACGP application key dates

10am AEDT Monday, 21 March 

Applications open 

11:59pm AEST Tuesday, 19 April 

Applications close 

Tuesday, 24 May 

First intake eligibility finalisation 

Tuesday, 14 June – Thursday, 16 June 

CAAKT 

Thursday, 7 July 

Applicants receive CAAKT outcomes 

Thursday 7 July - Tuesday 12 July 

Applicant preference change period 

Thursday 14 July 

RTOs and applicants advised of interview allocations 

Saturday 23 July – Sunday 7 August 

First intake interview period (dates TBA)