Last Update: 08/11/2013 16:44
List of courses
The course is available to doctors post graduate year 1 and
above, including Fellows.
CLEAR is a mandatory component of surgical training in General,
Urology, and Orthopaedic - NZ only. Trainees required to complete
CLEAR will automatically receive information about registering when
entering the training program.
If CLEAR is a mandatory component of your training and you
believe that you may be eligible for exemption, please make your
request in writing to the chair of your specialty training
The waiting list to be placed onto a CLEAR workshop is
approximately eighteen months to two years.
Register onto the waiting list
$1400 (including GST)
In Australia, the CLEAR course is an approved course under the
tax system. This exempts SET trainees required to complete CLEAR
from having 10% GST levied on their course fees. Australian fees
for all other CLEAR course participants are subject to 10% GST.
$1860 (including GST)
Courses conducted in New Zealand will be invoiced in NZ dollars,
regardless of residential country of applicant.
Should an applicant request to be transferred to an alternative
course, they will incur a transfer fee to cover relevant
administrative costs. In 2014, the course transfer fee is A$195
(including GST) and NZ$255 (including GST).
For cancellations less than 10 weeks before the course,
participants receive a 50% refund. There are no refunds for
cancellations less than 6 weeks before the course.
This policy also applies should you elect to transfer to another
course within this time frame, in addition to the transfer fee.
2013 course schedule (PDF).
Courses are run in SA and WA every two years only.
View the 2014 CLEAR course schedue (PDF).
Read an overview of the CLEAR course program,
content and background.
Skills Training Department
Division of Education Development and Assessment
Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
College of Surgeons' Gardens
250-290 Spring Street, East Melbourne VIC 3002
Telephone: +61 3 9276 7450
Facsimile: +61 3 9249 1298
Access information about the CLEAR Committee.