The Surgical Education and Training (SET) program promotes high quality, efficient surgical education and training through early selection into specialty training – surgical trainees are selected directly into the specialty in which they will undertake specialist surgical education and training. Common standards and principles underpin training across all the specialties.
Resources for doctors thinking of surgery as a career - JDocs
The Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) has launched a competency framework called JDocs for doctors considering a career in surgery which can be found at:-
Subscription to the resources is available for doctors registered in New Zealand or Australia. It should be noted for doctors using the JDocs resources does not guarantee selection into any specialty training program.