About the General Practice Education Training Programme


The general practice education programme (GPEP) is the pathway in medical training leading to a career as a general practitioner.


Completing GPEP takes 36 months full time equivalent (FTE). 

GPEP registrars have an array of educational tools at their disposal:

  • One-on-one GP teacher supervision
  • Seminars and workshops
  • Learning Zone online modules and discussion forums
  • Peer support
  • Video reviews and patient feedback
  • College support through the GPEP programme team
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Completing GPEP takes 36 months full time equivalent (FTE), based on a minimum eight-tenths (32 hours) clinical time a week.

GPEP 1

As an Associate in Training, you will be immersed in a practice environment, working with patients and attending weekly seminars and workshops. Explore GPEP 1

GPEP2/3

This part of the programme prepares you to become a Fellow of the College and a vocationally registered GP. It comes in the form of continued clinical training and learning activities with a focus on reflection. Explore GPEP2/3

Entry requirements

Before you decide to become a GP, take some time to identify if you meet the requirements of the programme.  Have a look at our entry requirements and fees.

Programme guide

Everything you need to know about the course, from curriculum to the academic components, laid out in the comprehensive programme guide.

Read the programme guide

 

Your path to becoming a GP

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Why Become a GP?

Play a vital and valued role in your community!
GP's are experts in the overall physical and mental wellbeing of all New Zealanders.

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GPEP APPLICATIONS CLOSE SUNDAY 8 MAY

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