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 College 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.

To access the Board of Vascular Surgery’s Selection Regulations for training in 2022 click here. 

To access the CV Scoring Guidelines click here.

Key dates and information for selection into SET in 2022 (application in 2021).

Applications open for those who have registered with RACS prior to the 24 February 2021 at Registered applicants may use the log on and password  received from the office of the ANZSVS via email on 17 February 2021.


Application opening date: 24 February 2021 12:00 AEDT
Application closing date: 24 March 2021 12:00 AEDT
Notification of shortlisting for Interview:  

Applicants will be notified 10 business days prior to interview.

Interview date to be confirmed

Interviews will be held via zoom video conference:


19 June 2021

Notification of outcome: 2 July 2021


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
+61 3 9249 1269