Short-Term Training Positions

Short-Term Training Positions

Short –term training positions are for International Medical Graduates (IMGs) who wish to undertake a short-term specified training position/program within Australia, with the objective of improving their professional skills and experience not available in their country of training.

Hospitals offering such positions must provide IMGs with an appropriate scope of work, adequate clinical and academic supervision and a designated supervisor

Important Information

  1. For information relating to these positions, candidates are advised to contact the large teaching hospitals in Australia.
  2. The hospital (usually the Head of the relevant department) can provide details on vacancies and other formalities. The ACD has no role in the organisation of these positions.
  3. The ACD will assess the position on its suitability and not the qualifications and experience of the IMG
  4. This program is not a formalised dermatology training program and the experience may not be accredited to the ACD training program.
  5. If medical registration is granted by the Medical Board of Australia, the short-term training position will be valid for a short period, normally up to two years.

The following documents are required prior to assessment

  1. The documents required in the checklist: Download
  1. TO BE COMPLETED BY EMPLOYER: Position description: Download

Please complete form AAMC-03 via the Medical Board of Australia’s website and submit with documents to the ACD: http://www.medicalboard.gov.au/Forms.aspx