Selection into Surgical Education and Training

Registration and Timelines

Applicants intending to apply for selection into the Surgical Education and Training Program must register via the RACS website. Applicants not registered will not be able to lodge an application. Refer to the RACS Registration for Selection into Surgical Education and Training Policy for further details on registration and selection timelines.

Click here to access the Board of Vascular Surgery’s Selection Regulations for selection into SET in 2024 (applications in 2023).

Click here to access the CV Scoring Guidelines for selection into SET in 2024 (applications in 2023). Please note, the CV Scoring Guidelines are to assist applicants assessing their experience and only provide applicable entries in the online application. It is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure each entry is in the applicable section of the application and categorised appropriately.

Applicants can access the confirmation of rural origin form in the online application or here.

A sample of acceptable documentary evidence for participation in JDOCs is available here.

Applicants can view the most recent intake statistics here.

Key dates and information for selection into SET in 2024 (application in 2023)

Applications open for those who have registered with RACS on 1 March 2023 at Registered applicants may use the log on and password received from the office of the ANZSVS via email on 28 February 2023.

Application opening date: 1 March 2023 12:00 AEDT
Application closing date: 29 March 2023 12:00 AEDT
Notification of shortlisting for Interview: Applicants will be notified 10 business days prior to interview.
Interviews will be held in-person at the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Clinical Skills Development Centre 17 June 2023
Notification of outcome: 30 June 2023


The selection process uses three selection tools, each contributing a weighted score as:

Structured Curriculum Vitae 25%
Structured Referee Reports 35%
Semi-Structured Interview 40%


Interviews will be offered on a ratio of three (3) applicants to one (1) available accredited SET 1 post. Applicants will be invited to interview based on ranked order of the combined CV and referee report score.


Board of Vascular Surgery
P +61 432 346 960
[email protected]