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RANZCP Training and Exams

Training Program

Psychiatry training is a postgraduate medical course for doctors. Trainees who successfully complete the program are eligible to become Fellows of the RANZCP (FRANZCP). This qualifies them to practise independently as consultant psychiatrists in Australia or New Zealand.

The Fellowship Program takes a minimum of 60 months full-time equivalent (FTE) to complete. During the training period, trainees work as registrars in hospitals and clinics, where they are supervised by experienced psychiatrists. Read more


Trainees in the RANZCP Fellowship Program must successfully complete all the following College-administered assessments to obtain Fellowship. Read more about the examinations here.

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