Step 1: check your eligibility
In order to apply for GPEP, there are criteria you need to meet. Read the eligibility criteria.
Step 2: prepare your application
You will need to submit a series of documents along with your application and prepare some answers. Find out what documents and preparation you'll need to do.
Step 3: complete your online application
We are now accepting applications for our 2020 programme, the final day for submission is Sunday 5 April 2020.
A non-refundable application fee of NZD $400.00 including GST is required when you submit your completed application.
Step 4: applications are reviewed
References are checked, and applicants selected for interviews. If you are eligible you will be invited to an interview. You will be notified of this by the end of April 2020.
Step 5: attend an interview
If your application is successful, you will be invited to attend an interview which will be held face-to-face or online.
Step 6: letters of offer are sent
Letters of offer are sent to successful applicants by the end of June 2020. Unsuccessful applicants will also be notified at this time.
Step 7: practice placements are allocated
If you are accepted onto the programme and have chosen to be College employed, you will receive notification of the practice (or practices) you will be placed in during your first year. You will be notified of this by the end of August 2020.
If you are College employed you will undergo two placements. If you are practice-employed or self-funded, your placement will be managed by the agreement you have with your employer.
Step 8: start the programme
GPEP year 1 will begin in early December 2020, with your regional Learning Group orientation.
If you have any issues or questions during the application, please contact Kerry Sarginson on 04 550 2818 or email her on GPEPapplications@rnzcgp.org.nz