The Australian General Practice Training Program (AGPT) provides the vocational post-graduate training program for doctors who wish to train to be General Practitioners. The training program allows doctors to achieve the qualifications of FRACGP or FACRRM and achieve vocational recognition as a GP.
General Practice Training – Valley to Coast is a regional training provider (RTP) and delivers the AGPT program in the Central Coast, Hunter and Manning regions of NSW.
The application and selection process for AGPT is managed on a national basis by General Practice Education and Training (GPET). Potential applicants are welcome to contact either General Practice Training – Valley to Coast or GPET for information
GP training is a three or four year program and generally consists of at least one year hospital training. On this page see more about, geographical requirements, hospital terms for GP training, paid study leave during training, teaching visits and support.
General Practice Training - Valley to Coast provides the opportunity to train for the full spectrum of general practice from inner city practice to rural and remote practice. This page provides information on hospitals, extended skills, Aboriginal Medical Services, GP terms, rural and remote training and procedural training.
We provide generous financial support to applicants and registrars for educational courses and resources, relocation, rural terms, travel and accommodation.
Visit the Australian General Practice Training website for the latest information on the application process and dates.
Extract from 'General Information' in the current AGPT Handbook. This page will inform you of the selection process and the pathways available.
Extract from 'General Information' in the current AGPT Handbook. The Australian General Practice Training (AGPT) program is a world-class postgraduate vocational training program for medical graduates wishing to pursue a career in general practice and/or rural and remote medicine in Australia.
Extract from 'Training Requirements' in the current AGPT Handbook. Registrars in the general and rural pathways are required to satisfactorily complete 3 years of training to qualify for the FRACGP qualification. Registrars enrolled for the FACRRM qualification are required to complete 4 years. This page will inform you of these requirements.