Remote Vocational Training Scheme (RVTS)

The Remote Vocational Training Scheme provides a vocational training program for medical practitioners in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities and remote and isolated communities throughout Australia.

The training provided meets the requirements for Fellowship of both ACRRM and RACGP and by extension, Vocational Recognition with Medicare Australia.

RVTS supervises and supports its registrars via distance education and remote supervision, allowing them to practice independently in any location throughout Australia. The four year program allows doctors to access vocational training while they continue to provide general medical services to their ducation and remote supervision, allowing them to practice independently in any location throughout Australia. The four year program allows doctors to access vocational training while they continue to provide general medical services to their community..

2nd Round Applications Now Open

For Doctors working in Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services

Applications close on November 7 with all documentation due by November 12.  Download the applicant guide for more information.

 

Training that keeps doctors in their communities...

The program has 2 streams of trainees:

  • The original RVTS program for doctors working in remote & rural Australia 
  • The RVTS extension for doctors working in Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services

 

What is RVTS?
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Latest News

2nd Round Recruitment

Applications for 2015 intake into the RVTS extension for doctors working in ACCHSs have gone to a second round

Recruitment for 2015

Applications for 2015 intake into RVTS for doctors working in ACCHSs or rural/remote Australia open June 16...

Ash Labib

RVTS Supervisor Dr Ash Labib tells his story in the latest GPSA News...

Aboriginal Medical Service doctors gather in Sydney

May 26 – 28 will see ten registrars and six of their supervisors come together in Sydney....