ACRRM stage 2 interviews
ACRRM applicants who successfully progress through stage 1 and are shortlisted to a GP Synergy NSW/ACT training region for stage 2 assessment will be invited to interview with ACRRM and GP Synergy.
2021 AGPT intake interview dates
Interview bookings and subregion preferencing
Upon being shortlisted, GP Synergy will contact you by email and ask you to:
- register for the interview and book in a timeslot
- rank your subregion preferences for your allocated training region
- if you are a rural pathway registrar, you will have the opportunity to apply for rural training pipeline subregion priority preferencing
Allocation to timeslots is made on a first comes, first served basis. Your subregion preferences will not affect the score of your stage 2 assessment interview.
It is your responsibility to book an interview and submit your subregion preferences. If you do not submit your subregion preferences, GP Synergy will do this on your behalf. If you do not book an interview, you will be removed from that round of selection.
The timeframe for responding is very short. Please monitor your email closely over the selection period.
Frequently asked questions
The ACRRM stage 2 assessment with GP Synergy will be in the format of Multiple Mini Interviews (MMIs).
Applicants will be required to answer eight interview questions, asked by eight different interviewers. Applicants will have eight minutes to answer each question and will have two minutes reading time.
For additional information about the interviews, please contact ACRRM.
We are unable to accept preference requests in advance. This is because we will not know if you have been successful in passing the stage 1 assessment. Interview bookings will be made via a booking platform on a first come first served basis.
Please contact ACRRM to discuss options for remote interviews.
If you are late to your interview you will not be able to join your allocated timeslot. Allocation to another time/date cannot be guaranteed.
If you experience exceptional circumstances and you cannot attend your allocated interview date you must contact GP Synergy ASAP on the contact details provided in your interview request email. Please note: We cannot guarantee additional interview spaces on other times/dates will be available.
Within each NSW/ACT training region (Western NSW, North Eastern NSW and Lower Eastern NSW) there are different subregions. Applicants who are successful in being offered a training place will be allocated to a subregion on offer, and will be required to complete their GP term training within this subregion.
Training offers, and subregion allocation, will be made by on the basis of their stage 1and 2 assessment scores up to the number of training places available. Subregion priority preferencing is available to some applicants.
Further about our subregions and training location requirements is outlined in the GP Synergy Applicant Pack.
As each training region may be shortlisted more applicants than there are places available, not all applicants may receive an offer.
Unsuccessful candidates may invited to participate in a subsequent round of selection, however it is important to note there is no guarantee of subsequent rounds, and if there are, the number and location of training places may be limited.
This information will be available shortly.
If you decline your training offer, you may be invited to participate in later rounds of selection. However, there is no guarantee of a further selection rounds, and if there is one, the number and location of training places may be limited.
If you are not made an offer, you are unable to participate in any further rounds of selection for the current intake year. You can reapply in subsequent years.
You can find a map for the interview venue via the below link:
Please ensure you request a copy of the GP Synergy Applicant Pack if you haven’t already. It is an expectation that all GP Synergy applicants have read this pack prior to applying.