Emergency Medicine


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


  • Minimum PGY2+
  • 6 months in a single Emergency Department entirely within the 12 months prior to applying (during or after PGY2)
  • 3 placements (min 2 months each) in 3 different disciplines other than emergency medicine
  • At least 1 non-ED placement during or after PGY2


Min 5 years training time comprising:

  • 12 months Provisional Training (comprising 6 months core emergency training and 6 months other approved training)
  • 48 months Advanced Training (comprising 30 months core emergency, 6 months critical care, 6 months non-ED and 6 months discretionary training)


  • Advanced training requires a minimum of 6 months in a major referral ED and a minimum of 6 months in an urban referral or rural/regional ED
  • Paediatric and research requirements apply
  • Note: FACEM training requirements are due to change from 2022
Information from regionalmedicaltraining.com.au is intended as a summary to assist with career planning and has been developed by the Southern Regional Training Hub Alliance. While every effort has been made to ensure accuracy, details should be verified through the relevant Specialist College and health services. LAST UPDATED October 14, 2021