Trainees progress through an integrated program that provides
them with increasing professional responsibility under appropriate
supervision. The College approves training posts that enable
Trainees to acquire the competencies needed to become consultant
surgeons, able to practise independently or as part of a
The College has published the Accreditation of Hospitals and Posts for Surgical
Education and Training booklet (PDF 346 KB), which details the
process and criteria for accreditation. The current version of the
booklet was released in June 2016.
Read the FAQs about
Accreditation form (PDF 132 KB).
Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
College of Surgeons' Gardens
250-290 Spring Street
East Melbourne VIC 3002
Telephone: +61 3 9249 1114