RANZCOG Training Programs

The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RANZCOG) is dedicated to the ongoing maintenance of a high standard of practice in obstetrics and gynaecology and women's health. The College trains and accredits doctors throughout Australia and New Zealand in the specialty of obstetrics and gynaecology so that they are capable - professionally and psychologically - of providing the highest standards of health care.

Prevocational Pathway

The Prevocational Pathway (PVP) provides structured learning opportunities to prevocational doctors interested in a career in obstetrics and gynaecology. 

Prevocational Pathway

Certificate and Diplomas

Find out more about the three qualifications RANZCOG offers in Women’s Health for general practitioners. Current CWH and DRANZCOG trainees can access all training resources here.

Certificate in Women's Health & DRANZCOG

Specialist Training

The FRANZCOG training program is the only means through which a medical practitioner in Australia or New Zealand can become a specialist obstetrician / gynaecologist. Current FRANZCOG trainees can access all training resources here.

Specialist Training

Subspecialist Training- Five Programs

Applications to enter a RANZCOG subspecialty pathway are invited from Fellows, FRANZCOG trainees, and appropriately qualified international specialists and subspecialists.

Subspecialist Training

Training Support Unit

RANZCOG is committed to ensuring that all trainees who may be experiencing difficulty in their training are supported, and has established the Training Support Unit (TSU).

Training Support Unit

International Medical Graduates

The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RANZCOG) welcomes Doctors, Specialists and Subspecialists from around the world to apply to RANZCOG for assessment for recognition to practice in Australia and New Zealand.

International Medical Graduates

Quality Assurance Programs

The College, often working with external partners, runs a number of short-term projects and long-term programs with the aim of supporting the delivery of excellence in Women’s Health.

Quality Assurance Programs


Those seeking to apply to sit examinations can view Examination Applications for more information on the application process, and a link to the online application portal.

Those who have recently undertaken examinations can view Examination Results for instructions on how to log in and access their results.

To view specific examination information per category, select your training progrm below:

Certificate & Diploma examinations
FRANZCOG examinations
Subspecialist examinations




Working together to act on endometriosis

With new data confirming the prevalence of endometriosis in Australia, RANZCOG's work to develop guidelines to manage this complex disease is well underway.



Bringing together the Pacific family

RANZCOG’s vision in global health is to improve the health of women and their families, particularly in our geographical region.


Women's Health

Updated advice on Pertussis immunisation in pregnancy

Updated advice on timing of Pertussis immunisation in pregnancy in line with the Australian Immunisation Handbook 10th Edition (updated March 2019).