For information about the content of the course please visit EMST
It is important to note that the EMST course is not a mandatory
eligibility requirement for selection to the SET program, but is
required to be undertaken during SET. Priority for courses is given
to surgical trainees.
Please note to attend EMST you must be a medical graduate.
Places will only be available to doctors post-graduate year 2+.
You must be eligible at the time of
The Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) course, accredited by
the American College of Surgeons, is considered equivalent to
EMST. Further information can be found on the ATLS
For information about how to enrol in a course please visit
EMST online enrolments.
- Provider course - $3,135.00 (incl. GST)
- Refresher course - $2,005.00 (incl. GST)
2016: New Zealand
- Provider course - $3,670.00 (incl. GST)
- Refresher course - $2,350.00 (incl. GST)
In Australia, the EMST course is an approved course under the
tax system. This exempts surgical Trainees of the College from
having 10% GST levied on their course fees. Australian fees for all
other EMST course participants are subject to 10% GST.
Courses conducted in New Zealand will be invoiced in NZ dollars,
regardless of residential country of applicant.
- Cancellations of more than 10 weeks prior to
course: 90% refund of course fee
- Cancellations of less than 10 weeks prior to
course: 50% refund of course fee
- Cancellations of less than 6 weeks prior to
course: No refund of course fee
This policy also applies should you elect to enrol in an
alternative course within this time frame.
EMST courses are held on various dates and locations
across Australia and New Zealand:
2016 EMST Course Schedule (PDF 98KB)
EMST Course Schedule (PDF 168KB)
Please note: EMST provider courses are run using three different
types of simulation models to teach life-saving surgical skills. If
you wish to know more information about which simulation model is
used at particular courses please refer to the above schedule.
For information about course governance please visit
New Zealand: firstname.lastname@example.org
International: Advanced Trauma Life Support® (ATLS)®