How to apply

Apply to train in general practice with WAGPET.

Applications for 2022 are now open and will close at 11:59pm (AEST) Tuesday 20 April 2021.

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.

WA Rural Generalist

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 ACRM 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 CAKKT 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 six short interview 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.

RACGP first intake key dates

First Intake

10am AEDT Monday 22 March

Applications open

11.59pm AEST Tuesday 20 April

Applications close

Tuesday 25 May

First intake eligibility finalisation

Tuesday 15 June – Thursday 17 June

Now a three-day delivery with the addition of Tuesday 15 June

CAAKT

Thursday 8 July - Tuesday 13 July

Applicant preference change period

Thursday 15 July

RTOs and applicants advised of interview allocations

Friday 16 July – Friday 23 July

RTOs schedule first intake interviews with applicants

Saturday 24 July – Sunday 8 August

First intake interviews

Monday 9 August – Thursday 19 August

First intake offer management by RTOs

Friday 20 August

First intake offers finalised – RTOs to ensure all outcomes are updated in SAMS