When is the best time to do my RACGP assessment?

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When is the best time to do my RACGP assessment? 

 

The RACGP assessment assesses your overseas and Australian based experience to determine whether you’re eligible to sit the fellowship exams with RACGP. It is a requirement for many of the 3GA programs, and it is helpful with your AHPRA applications.  

 

So, when is the best time to get it completed?  

 

We will usually suggest a GP complete an RACGP time assessment for their overseas experience when they’ve left working in their country and they do not intend to go back.  

 

This way, you know how much your overseas experience compares with Australian and how much time you’ll need to complete in Australia before you can sit your exams.  

 

Once you have the required Australian experience, you will get the Australian experience assessed.  

 

Remember that an RACGP time assessment expires after 3 years so if your overseas experience is assessed at less than 1 years then it is likely you’ll need to get your overseas experience assessed again.  

 

How Can We Help? 

Our team help General Practitioners both with finding jobs and helping with the full applications process including finding the best pathway to fellowship for you and your life goals. If we can help, please contact us at admin@peoplemedical.com.au.   

 

People Medical Consulting are a team of professionals with a passion for guiding those specialising in the Medical industry to find their career pathway and settle into Australia. Working with both Australian trained and Overseas trained professionals, we have extensive experience in Recruitment of General Practitioners, and   Document Assistance for those requiring support with RACGP, AHPRA, 19AA and 19AB Medicare Exemptions.