Rehabilitation Medicine


  • 4 years full-time Advanced Training
  • Flexible training available
  • RPL may apply


  • hold a current medical registration
  • have completed 2 full years (or full-time equivalent) of postgraduate supervised training in general medical and surgical areas within the last 5 years
  • have been appointed to an appropriate Advanced Training position


48 months certified training consisting of:

  • 36 months Core Training in accredited training settings
  • 12 months Non-core training in other disciplines or in research


  • Four External Training Modules: Research, Clinical Neuropsychology, Health Services Administration and Evaluation, Behavioural Sciences
  • FIM™ (Functional Independence Measure) training course
  • Prosthetics and Orthotics courses (highly recommended)
  • Trainees are strongly encouraged to gain experience in more than one hospital unit or training setting
  • Cultural Competence and Cultural Safety Module must be completed during Basic or Advanced training for trainees entering Basic Training in 2022 or Advanced Training in 2023 onward
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