Submission: Draft RACGP Vocational Training Standards

The Draft RACGP Vocational Training Standards propose a shift to outcomes based vocational training standards. This represents a radical departure from the current standards. While the AMA has given its in principle support to the proposed standards, we have also emphasised the need for RACGP to:

  • ensure the changes don’t lead to additional costs and/or dilute the training experience for trainees;
  • ensure the standards are underpinned by relevant criteria and recognise the need for a continued time based minimum for training;
  • recognise and address the limitations of competency based training to preserve the quality of training;
  • provide appropriate information and support to supervisors and trainees about the changes; and
  • include a GP registrar in the development of the standards.

Read our submission here.