Selection for Training

Updated: 22 August 2017

Trainees for Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery are selected on a competitive basis. Strict eligibility criteria apply and are published annually on The Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) website. The P&RS Regulations for Selection are subject to annual review, and are published on this page each November.

2017 applications are closed for Selection into Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery SET program.


2018 Selection Information: For training commencing in 2019

Important Notices:

All enquiries must be sent in writing to

11 August 2017: Interview dates set by the Board

Related documents:

  • 2018 Selection Regulations for Selection into 2017 Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Education and Training: To be advised
  • 2018 Selection Referee Contact Details: To be advised
  • Training Agreement: Download

Previous version: 2017 Selection Regulations for Selection into 2018: Download

 Key Dates

  •  Selection Registration Opens    Thursday 4 January 2018 12:00pm AEDT
  • Selection Registration Closes    Friday 2 February 2018 5:00pm AEDT
  • Selection Application Opens       Wednesday 28 February 2018 12:00pm AEDT
  • Selection Application Closes      Wednesday 28 March 2018 12:00pm AEDT
  • Referee Reporting Opens           Thursday 26 April 2018 AEST
  • Referee Reporting Closes          Wednesday 23 May 2018 5:00pm AEST
  • Interviews                                     Sat 23 June 2018 (all regions except Victoria), Wed 27 June 2018 (Victoria)
  • Announcement of Offers             Monday 23 July 2018

Application Processing Fee

All applicants will be charged a non-refundable application processing fee which must be paid at the time of application.

The 2018 fee is to be advised.