How to Apply to the GP Training Program
So, you’d like to be a GP? Then apply to one of the most innovative and progressive training programs in Australia – SGPT.
General practice is the right choice for you, if you:
- Enjoy holistic medicine and the opportunity to be involved in many aspects of your patients’ lives
- Are stimulated by diagnostic challenges and can tolerate uncertainty
- Are attracted to working in partnership with patients’ planning, monitoring, educating and supporting
- Like to be a generalist, dealing with whatever comes your way
- Are content to work both independently and with other health professionals in a therapeutic team
- Appreciate the vast opportunities general practice offers
Training with SGPT is the right choice for you because:
- We have an established, innovative and popular training program with experienced and dedicated educators
- Our supportive, apprenticeship-style of training gives you the skills and confidence to work in any practice – rural or urban – with the opportunity for intensive procedural training
- You are treated with respect and given appropriate levels of responsibility and support
- We care about your family and social well-being
- We are situated in a magnificent part of Australia!
Can’t wait to get started? First things first – you will need to apply to Australian General Practice Training (AGPT). AGPT is funded by the Australian Government and oversees GP training Australia-wide. They assess and process all applications within Australia and you can check your eligibility for GP training and apply on-line at www.agpt.com.au Applications are generally accepted in May each year so keep an eye on our website for the opening and closing dates.
Selection into GP training in Gippsland is competitive! Your application to AGPT will be ranked against your peers and if you are ranked favourably, you will have the opportunity to be interviewed for a position with SGPT. When you secure a place in our program, it will be just the start of the most exciting and fulfilling experience you can imagine.