How to apply

Apply to train in general practice with WAGPET.

Applications for ACRRM (final intake) are now closed.

Applications for RACGP (final intake) open from Monday, 30 August at 8am (AWST) to Tuesday, 21 September.

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 final intake key dates

Application process Dates
Applications open 10am AEST Monday, 9 August 2021           
Applications and suitability assessment close & fee due 11.59pm AEST Monday, 30 August 2021

RACGP final intake key dates

10am AEST Monday 30 August

Applications open

11:59pm AEST Tuesday 21 September

Applications close

Friday 1 October

Final intake eligibility finalisation

Wednesday 20 October – Thursday 21 October

CAAKT

Thursday 4 November – Tuesday 9 November

Applicant preference change period

Thursday 11 November

RTOs and applicants advised of interview allocations

Friday 12 November – Friday 19 November

RTOs schedule final intake interviews with applicants

Saturday 20 November – Sunday 28 November

Final intake interviews

Monday 29 November – Thursday 9 December

Final intake offer management by RTOs

Friday 10 December

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