2013 training program

Information about the 2013 training program is relevant for trainees in Australia and New Zealand and Fellows involved in the delivery of training.


The curriculum and handbook

For key improvements to the training program please refer to the Changes to the training program section of the website.

Scholar role requirements apply from the respective start dates of the Australian and New Zealand 2017 hospital employment years (HEY) and are detailed on the scholar role training page.


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ANZCA training program Curriculum


ANZCA Handbook for Training and Accreditation

ANZCA training program Curriculum
    ANZCA Handbook for Training and Accreditation
Appendix 1 - Training requirements for each training period
    Appendix 1 - ANZCA Guidelines on assessment
Appendix 2 - Learning outcomes mapped to the primary examination
    Appendix 2 - Trainee remedial interview record guideline.
(withdrawn October 2017.  Please see "trainee experiencing difficulty process, guidelines and interview template")

Appendix 3 - Learning outcomes mapped to the initial assessment of anaesthetic competence questions

  SOT Checklists for assisting the trainee experiencing difficulty
Appendix 4 - VOP and WBA requirements for each of the ANZCA Clinical Fundamentals
    Appendix 3 - Guideline for documentation – SOT meeting with a trainee experiencing difficulty.
(withdrawn October 2017.  Please see "trainee experiencing difficulty process, guidelines and interview template")
Appendix 5 - VOP and WBA requirements for the specialised study units     Appendix 4 -  Transition arrangements for those in training at start of 2013 HEY
      Appendix 5 - IAACQ Sample Questions
      Appendix 6 - Clinical practice review questions
      Appendix 7 - Scholar Role Activity transition arrangements for those already in training at the start of the 2017 hospital employment year
      Appendix 8 - Specialised study unit review question guide    

To ensure that users have access to the latest version of the ANZCA Handbook for Training and Accreditation and the ANZCA training program Curriculum, the version and date of each document appears within. There will be periodic updates to the documents on this page so please consider this if you print any copies. The College only provides these documents online and not in print.


Regulation 37

Regulation 37: Training in anaesthesia leading to FANZCA, and accreditation of facilities to deliver this curriculum governs the program and is available here.

Re-entry to practice

The following documents are available as support resources for trainees returning to training after a period of leave:

Trainees do not need to submit the template to the College, but should retain copies of the documentation for their records.

Examination remediation interview resources

Remediation interview resources are available to clarify and support the purpose, process and conduct of the remediation interview.

The resources will be piloted for 12 months until July 2018. Please direct any queries to training@anzca.edu.au.

Teaching and learning cases

A series of teaching and learning cases can be found in Networks, ANZCA's online learning and collaboration system, in the Curriculum teaching and learning support network.


Curriculum revision project background

Documents relating to the outcomes of the curriculum revision project are available in Networks, under the Curriculum, teaching and learning support network.


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