Document-based assessment overview
The first phase of the RACS specialist assessment process
consists of a document based assessment.
The document-based assessment involves assessments by the RACS
Clinical Director, IMG Assessment and Support and IMG
Representative of the relevant Specialty Board.
The recommendations which may arise from the document-based
- Not Comparable
- An interview to finalise assessment.
If your application is assessed as not comparable, you will be
recommended to undertake further training. No interview is required
and the interview component of the assessment fee will be
You may be eligible to apply for the RACS Surgical Education and Training (SET)
program provided you meet the eligibility criteria.