Some colleges provide the opportunity for trainees to train part-time subject to approval by the employing authority, such as the hospital or laboratory.
In 2009, there were 1,052 part-time advanced trainees across specialties. This represents 12.8% of all trainees (Table 4.8).
Table 4.8: Advanced vocational trainees undertaking part-time training by medical specialty and state/territory, 2009
|Obstetrics and Gynaecology||13||7||1||1||1||0||0||2||25|
|Occupational and Environmental medicine||4||4||2||2||1||0||0||1||14|
|Public health medicine||5||3||3||0||4||0||1||1||17|
(a) Unable to provide this information for 2009.
(b) ACT trainees are included in NSW total.
(c) RACS does not differentiate between basic and advanced surgical trainees as the surgical program is an integrated program (SET).
Source: Medical colleges and GPET
Further information on the availability of part-time training and interrupted training for each college and training organisation can be found in Appendix B.