Advanced Specialised Training

Advanced Specialised Training (AST) broadens your skills and capacity beyond the standard scope of GP training. With these supplementary skills, your expanded professional scope can include clinical privileging in hospitals, access to additional Medical Benefits Scheme item numbers, and contributing to the pool of medical services in your community.

Advanced Specialised Training requires a minimum of 12 months training in one of the following disciplines specified by the College:

Each Advanced Specialised Training discipline has its own curriculum and assessment requirements. Simply click on the links above to download the relevant file. 

Information on having a post accredited for Advanced Specialised Training may be found on the Supervisors and Teaching Post webpage.

Extending qualifications

If you’re a Fellow of the College and want to further enhance your skills then we have a range of Post Fellowship options, including: