Western Australian training

For new applicants to the WA rotational training program for trainee anaesthetists wanting information relating to “frequently asked questions” about the selection process, please click here.
For existing or previous trainees on the WA rotational training program for trainee anesthetists wanting information relating to “frequently asked questions” on the re-selection process please click here.

For any further information regarding the selection process please email Dr Kevin Hartley.

Applications for the following years training positions usually open in early June and close in early July each year. Interviews for the shortlisted applicants are usually held in mid-August to early September each year at Joondalup Health Campus. Exact dates are determined closer to the time of applications opening.

Selection interview dates for 2018: Monday September 3 to Wednesday September 5.




The following workshops are available around the Perth metropolitan area:

  • The MURTEC simulation centre has a CICO course running regularly throughout the year which is coordinated by Dr Andrew Heard.

  • Dr Angelique Halliday will be running regular advanced life-support sessions for anaesthetists at the same MURTEC venue. This is scheduled to occur in the near future.

  • St John of God Subiaco has been running the formal advanced life-support two-day course (Subiaco). Email Maria Manning.

  • Parasol offers one and two-day advanced life-support courses at Joondalup Hospital

  • CICO course every Tuesday at RPH. Email Susan Chinnery.


Trainee events and courses

Part one tutorials in Western Australia


  • The tutorials are offered to assist WA anaesthetic trainees with the part one examinations.

  • Registrars appointed to the WA rotational training scheme will be contacted prior to commencing training with further information on the teaching program.


Part two tutorials in Western Australia


  • The tutorials are offered to assist WA anaesthetic trainees with the final fellowship examinations.
  • WA trainees must register online for these tutorials, please use the ANZCA Calendar and use the search option for 'Tutorial'
For further information on the WA Part 2 tutorial program please email wa@anzca.edu.au or call 6188 4555.

Part two exam short course in Western Australia
A one week preparation course for the part two exam is run by JHC and SCGH. Anaesthetic trainees who are on the WA rotational program are invited to email an expression of interest to attend the course that immediately precedes the exam they intend to sit. Please email part2courseanzcawa@gmail.com with your expression of interest and/or to find out more information about the course.

Drug cautions

Dr Paul Kwei creates drug posters to reduce the chance of errors, they are updated fortnightly and are available below and via the ANZCA Twitter account:


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Provisional fellowship

For information about the mandatory provisional fellowship requirements under ANZCA's curriculum and a list of pre-approved provisional fellowship training positions, please see here. Some positions are advertised in the anaesthesia job vacancies section here.



For inquiries about your provisional fellowship plan, email assessor_requests@anzca.edu.au.

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