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 College 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 training in 2023.

Click here to access the CV Scoring Guidelines for applications for training 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 2023 (application in 2022)

Applications open for those who have registered with RACS on 2 March 2022 at Registered applicants may use the log on and password received from the office of the ANZSVS via email on 23 February 2022.

Application opening date: 2 March 2022 12:00 AEDT
Application closing date: 30 March 2022 17:00 AEDT
Notification of shortlisting for Interview:  

Applicants will be notified 10 business days prior to interview.

Interviews will be held virtually via zoom:  

18 June 2022

Notification of outcome: 1 July 2022


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