• 5 years full time
  • Offers flexible training options
  • Recognition of prior learning (RPL) may apply


  • Minimum PGY2+
  • No more than 12 months (of the 2 years after graduating) may be spent in any combination of anaesthesia, intensive care or pain medicine
  • Must be appointed to an ANZCA accredited training position


5 years supervised training comprising:

  • 6 months Introductory Training (IT)
  • 18 months Basic Training (BT)
  • 24 months Advanced Training (AT)
  • 12 months Provisional Fellowship Training (PFT)


  • Advanced Life Support (ALS) course during IT
  • Emergency Management of Severe Trauma (EMST) course during AT
  • Emergency Management of Anaesthetic Crisis (EMAC) course during PFT
  • Scholar Role Activities & Specialised Study Units
Information from is intended as a summary to assist with career planning and has been developed by The South Eastern Regional Training Hubs Collaboration. While every effort has been made to ensure accuracy, details should be verified through the relevant Specialist College and health services. LAST UPDATED November 15, 2023