Eligibility Requirements of the 3GA Programs

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Which 3GA program are you eligible for? 

Australian General Practice Training (AGPT) 

To be eligible for AGPT you must:

  • Be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or Temporary Resident
  • Hold or expect to hold General Registration by the commencement of the program.

Australian Medical Deputising Service (AMDS) 

To be eligible for AMDS you must:

  • Hold either Limited, Provisional or General Registration.
  • Hold a current Level 1 Advanced Life Support (ALS) Course Certificate
  • Have at least two years of post-graduate experience, including paediatrics, accident and emergency, and medicine and surgery.

Fellowship Support Program (FSP) 

To be eligible for FSP you must:

  • Have passed the FSP Entry Assessment
  • Have General or limited medical registration (Level 2 supervision and above, at the point of application, only)
  • Have a job offer in an MMM 2-7 location.

ACRRM Independent Pathway (IP)

To be eligible for ACRRM IP you must:

  • Be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or Temporary Resident
  • Hold either Limited AON, Provisional or General Registration.

More Doctors for Rural Australia Program (MDRAP)

To be eligible for MDRAP you must:

  • Hold either Limited, Provisional or General Registration
  • Have a job offer in a DPA and MMM 2-7 location (regardless of whether you are restricted by 19AB or not).

*Please note that this is a bridging program for doctors working to join one of the above 3GA programs. 

Remote Vocational Training Scheme (RGTS) 

To be eligible for RGTS you must:

  • Be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • Hold a general AHPRA registration
  • Have a job offer or be currently working in a MMM 2-7 location.

Remote Vocational Training Scheme (RVTS) 

To be eligible for RVTS you must:

  • Hold either Limited (AON), Provisional or General Registration.
    • If you are on limited you must be on either Level 3 or 4 supervision and must already be working in the location you’re applying for. 


Our team offer General Practitioners assistance with finding jobs and a career pathway, and Medical Facilities to find a new Medical Practitioner. We also help with the full application process with AHPRA, RACGP, ACRRM, Department of Health, Medicare including 19AA & 19AB. If we can help, please contact us at help@peoplemedical.com.au

Information for this blog has been taken directly from:
https://www.acrrm.org.au/training-towards-fellowship/overview-of-fellowship-training/training-pathways/acrrm-independent-pathway http://www.doctorconnect.gov.au/internet/otd/publishing.nsf/Content/MDRAP http://www.health.gov.au/internet/main/publishing.nsf/Content/approved-medical-deputising-service https://www.racgp.org.au/education/imgs/fellowship-pathways/fellowship-programs-for-imgs/fellowship-support-programhttps://www.racgp.org.au/FSDEDEV/media/documents/Education/FSP/FSP-Application-handbook.pdf https://rvts.org.au/applicants/eligibility

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.

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