RACGP REGISTRAR TOOLKIT

Full-time & part-time training

GP training with AGPT can be undertaken on a part-time or full-time basis.

The RACGP’s Vocational Training Pathway – Requirements for Fellowship Policy defines full-time and part-time training.

Training time in general practice terms includes patient contact hours, education release (for GPT1 and GPT2 registrars only), in-practice teaching time and administration time (no more than 2.5 hours for a full-time registrar). Training time does not include meal breaks or on-call time.

GP Synergy records training time on a pro-rata basis.

If you are thinking of training part-time, it’s important to be aware of the following:

  • accruement of annual leave/sick leave will be at a part-time rate
  • GP Synergy Training Location Obligation requirements are based on full-time equivalent weeks
  • you will only be paid to attend half the workshops held each term and only if they are held on a day you usually work in practice
  • working part-time may affect your exam progression.

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