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Applications for the 2020 SET Selection process (2021 intake) have  reopened and will close on Friday 12 June at 12 noon AEST. Interviews will take place in September / October 2020. Please refer to the RACS website for more information.

Entry into the SET training program in Plastic and Reconstructive surgery is highly competitive. Eligibility criteria are published annually on The Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) website at  Selection Requirements. NZ Specialty specific selection regulations can be found on College website at NZ PRS Selection

The selection process explores the abilities, experience, standard of work performance and personal qualities of applicants that would enable them to perform all the required duties of a SET trainee, achieve all of the objectives of the SET programme, and become a skilled and highly competent Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon.

A range of professional and capability factors are considered in PRS applicants.

Please note:

From 2016 it is mandatory for all applicants to SET PRS to have passed the Generic Surgical Sciences Examination.

SET applicants in 2022 (for the 2023 training year) will be required to have successfully completed the Clinical Examination  Clinical Examination

Key dates for registration and application for Selection can be found on the RACS website at Selection Requirements .