For information about the content of the course please visit CLEAR
The course is available to doctors post graduate year 1 and
above, including Fellows.
You must be eligible at the time of
CLEAR is a mandatory component of surgical training in General,
Neurosurgery, Paediatric, Urology, and Orthopaedic (New Zealand
only). Trainees required to complete CLEAR will automatically
receive information about registering when entering the training
If CLEAR is a mandatory component of your training and you
believe that you may be eligible for exemption, please make your
request in writing to the chair of your specialty training
For information about how to register for a course please visit
CLEAR online enrolments.
- Australia - A$1,590.00 (incl. GST)
- New Zealand - NZ$1,815.00 (incl. GST)
In Australia, the CLEAR course is an approved course under the
tax system. This exempts SET trainees required to complete CLEAR
from having 10% GST levied on their course fees. Australian fees
for all other CLEAR course participants are subject to 10% GST.
Courses conducted in New Zealand will be invoiced in NZ dollars,
regardless of residential country of applicant.
- Cancellations of more than 10 weeks prior to
course: 90% refund of course fee
- Cancellations of less than 10 weeks prior to
course: 50% refund of course fee
- Cancellations of less than 6 weeks prior to
course: No refund of course fee
This policy also applies should you elect to enrol in an
alternative course within this time frame.
There are two different CLEAR courses available.
Provider courses run for two days and are conducted for a maximum
of thirty-two participants. The provider course is a combination of
engaging lectures and small group teaching held on various dates
and locations across Australia and New Zealand.
CLEAR Course Schedule 2017 (PDF 72KB)
The consultants course runs for two days and is conducted for a
maximum of thirty-two participants. Course content is specifically
intended to be relevant for Consultants and is delivered via a
combination of engaging lectures and small group teaching.
Additional information related to
CLEAR course for Consultants.
For information about the venue please visit venue
For information about course governance visit
Skills Training Department
Division of Education Development and Assessment
Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
College of Surgeons' Gardens
250-290 Spring Street, East Melbourne VIC 3002
Telephone: +61 3 9276 7450
Facsimile: +61 3 9249 1298