This page contains applications relevant to trainees in the 2013 curriculum in the following categories:


Application, registration and fees


Forms for supervisors and assessors

  • The workplace based assessment forms can be downloaded by trainees or WBA assessors if internet availability prevents TPS access. The WBA assessor is responsible for submitting the WBA online after the assessment using their TPS login so the WBA is recorded in the trainee's online portfolio.
  • Mini-CEX WBA form.
  • DOPS WBA form.
  • CbD WBA form.
  • Multi-source feedback form.
  • WBA assessor nomination form* – to be used by supervisors of training (SOTs) to nominate workplace-based assessors to complete the mini-CEX, DOPS and CbD workplace-based assessments for trainees. 
  • SSU supervisor nomination form* to be  used by SOTs to nominate specialised study unit supervisors.
* Please note: All Fellows in Australia and New Zealand do not require nomination, as they have been automatically granted access.


Individual trainee applications

Applications to the Director of Professional Affairs (DPA) Assessor are required to be made prospectively.

Trainees requesting changes to training or exceptions that require prospective approval in regulation 37 will now have up to four weeks to submit their applications. Trainees submitting applications more than four weeks late will face consequences as outlined below.
Time Type Consequence
PFT No more than four weeks prior to receipt of application and supporting documentation will count as PFT.
Other clinical training and Overseas training No more than four weeks prior to receipt of application and supporting documentation will count as AVT; otherwise will count as interrupted training.
Part-time training No more than four weeks prior to receipt of application and supporting documentation will count as AVT or will be eligible for a reduced annual training fee; otherwise will count as interrupted training.
Interrupted training No consequence with justification of late application; no fee reduction if there is no justification for late application.
Retention in extended training beyond limits in reg. Withdrawal from training program.
Retention in interrupted training beyond 104 continuous weeks Withdrawal from training program.
Special consideration for ATF timeframes
(financial hardship)
No consideration will be given to late applications; trainees will need to submit payment by the specified fee due date.

 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.

Scholar role

Refer to the scholar role training page for more information.

Evaluation forms

Recognition of prior learning and exemption from activities

Option B activity applications
Applications for new activities closed March 31, 2017.



Examination applications

Please see the examinations page for more information on dates and eligibility requirements.


Formal project

Trainees who transitioned into advanced training at the start of the 2013 hospital employment year may elect to complete the formal project under the previous regulations. All other trainees must complete the scholar role activities as required.
  • Applications for new formal projects closed on June 30, 2017.
  • Formal project completion form to be submitted at the end of the formal project to the regional/national office with which the project was registered.



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