Flexible training options

The RACP provides flexible training options for trainees who:

  • Are unable to train full-time
  • Need to interrupt their training for eight weeks or more (for example, to take parental leave)
  • Wish to withdraw from their training
  • Have been affected by exceptional circumstances

 Find out more about:

You can also download the RACP Flexible Training Policy for more information.


How long do I have to complete my training?

For trainees completing all training programs (including part-time trainees) the following time limits apply:

Length of Training Program

 Time Limit

3 years

8 years

4 years

10 years

5 years

12 years


Trainees can take an additional 24 months of parental leave.

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