Nurture GP talent in the community
Take your passion for sharing medical knowledge further by training and mentoring the next generation of GPs.
Training facilities are GP practices where registrars hone their GP skills, gaining invaluable real-world experience under the mentorship of GP supervisors. In short, it’s where the next generation of GPs are made.
Once accredited via WAGPET with either the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (ACRRM) or the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP), GP supervisors in the training facility provide supervision, education and support to help registrars become outstanding GPs for the community. To be an accredited training facility, your practice is required to meet the following criteria:
The practice has been an operating general practice for at least 12 months.
The practice is accredited by AGPAL or GPA.
The practice sees a full range of patients including all age groups and both sexes.
As part of the college requirements, the practice is able to provide a patient load of four patients per hour.
The practice supervisors is able to provide the required supervision and teaching.
A well-equipped consulting room is available for a registrar for all their consulting hours at the practice.
The practice has at least one nominated supervisor who is dedicated to teaching, providing guidance and support to registrars
The supervisor has no restrictions on their scope of practice from AHPRA and is vocationally registered.
GP college standards
Visit the GP college websites to read the standards your practice is required to meet to be accredited:
ACRRM Standards for Supervisors and Teaching Posts
RACGP Standards for Trainers and Training Facilities
If you are interested in becoming an accredited training facility, please submit your expression of interest here.