FAQs

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 You will receive support at the completion of every course on what we recommend you put on your Resume. We also provide advice on how to find a job.

  • Throughout your relatonship with us, we will provide assistance with your communication skills.
  • If ARIMGSAS is really impressed with you, we may hire you as a tutor, when an opportunity arises. This will also look good for your resume.
  • For your Resume, Alan Roberts and the Tutors can be your referees when applying for employment. Just make sure to ask or inform them first.
  • You will enjoy a friendly environment, friendly staff, modern facilities, our close proximity to Melbourne CBD, many the beautiful parks and excellent eating palaces close by.
  • Excellent pass rates
  • The experience from many of our past course participants who are now working in the Australian Health Care System
  • After hours study facilities
  • Your own kitchen and dining area
  • Working with staff who have many years experience in the field
  • We can assure you that we will not leave you behind. We will continually support you in your attempt to pass your examinations.
  • For MCQ course, as long as you have paid for 1 whole course fee of $3000, you may attend as many MCQ courses thereafter as you would like.
  • For Clinical, you may book an appointment with Alan. He will help you with either taking the exam or getting a job.

Yes, it is. Our office is only 10-15 mins away from the Flinders Train Station. You may take any tram going to St Kilda except Tram number 1 and 8.

 

 Yes, we can. We accept observers for GP clinics. For further information and availability please contact us on 03 9867 3344.

Yes, we can. We accept observers for The Kilmore and District Hospital. You need to book for at least 2 weeks. The Program will be conducted 5 days per week and you will have the status of a Medical student.

  • The rotation will be through Acute Care, Theatre, UCC (Urgent Care Centre- Emergency Department), and consulting suites.
  • For the requirements and availability of the dates, kindly contact us on 03 9867 3344.
  • Yes, we do, for MCQ, we have two formal trial examinations. We also conduct weekly mini trial examinations. You can book to be a participant in MCQ trial examinations without being in the course and a fee will apply.
  • For Clinical, we conduct a number of casual trial examinations and one formal trial examination. The casual exam is for the clinical course participants. The formal trial exam is set up similar to the AMC Clinical Examination standard. We have outside examiners and role players. You can book to be a participant in both the casual and formal trial examinations without being in the course and a fee will apply.
  • We are currently in the process of getting all workshops accredited for CPD points for the next triennium (2017-19) as the CPD points obtained in the current triennium (2014-16) will expire by end of the year.
  • We conduct a number of workshops like; ALS, BLS & ALS, ECG, Ultrasound, Suturing and Wound Management and more. Kindly visit our website- arimgsas.com.au under workshops for more details and dates.
  • We have experienced facilitators.
  • In the currently triennium (2014-16), the workshops accredited for CPD points are:
    • ALS
    • Interpretation of Common and Specialised Laboratory Test
    • Introduction to Emergency Ultrasound
    • ECG 1 and 2

Yes, we can assist you in getting the PESCI date through our career consultant. Usually there are many spots available for HWAV. However for RACGP and ACRRM, we cannot guarantee but we will try our best.

Yes, we do. We have FRACGP Courses, in 2 parts. Part 1, is AKT and KFP and the Part 2, which is OSCE.

Yes, we can. We have our own career consultant who can assist you with improving your CV. You can also consult her for other pre-employment services. It is however, by appointment.

Yes. If you cannot come in person to the class, we can organise for you to attend via video conferencing.

Yes, we can. We have our own career consultant who can assist you with improving your CV. You can also consult her for other pre-employment services. It is however, by appointment.

  • Yes, there are many. But if you are going down the specialist pathway, you need  to organise an appointment with our Career consultant or Alan and we will outline the positive and negatives of this pathway.
  • In taking the specialist pathway, you have to pass English first. Then you will need to contact the appropriate college (according to your specialization) to organise an interview. This can be a costly experience. During the interview depending on your performance you can be given full registration or credits for part of your study or you can be rejected.

Yes, we can. Once you enrol in any of our courses, we can provide you with a list of accommodation as recommended to us by previous clients.

Yes, we can assist you but we cannot guarantee anything. Book an appointment with Alan.

Alan has a strong connection with Australian Medical Council and he can help you in getting your EICS certificate.

Yes, we do. Book an appointment with our Career consultant or with Alan.

Yes, we do. Please contact us on 03 9867 3344 for more information.

We do our very best to equip you to be able to pass the AMC examinations however, you are required to put in effort to prepare for the examination either through self-study or peer/ group discussions and role plays.

  • For the MCQ Course, our pass rate is very high. In fact in a couple of MCQ Courses, we have had a 100% pass rate. We know this because we have our participants AMC numbers.
  • For Clinical course, the pass rate is very high. For example, in a number of most recent AMC Clinical examination results, out of the people who passed these examination, 65% completed our courses.

It is up to you but we recommend to give yourself at least 1 month preparation time after you finish the course. This gives you the time to absorb all that was discussed during the course.

  • We have 3 Clinical Courses:
    • 10 Weeks Clinical Course (This course covers 600 topics)
    • 5  Weeks Clinical Curse (This course covers 400 topics)
    • 7  Days Clinical Course (Mostly cases and feedbacks every day, no lecture)
  • Each tutor is assigned with topics.
  • We give free Observerships to GP clinics as part of the course. For materials, we sell the “AMC Handbook of Clinical Assessment” for $220. You may also use Oxford Handbooks and Murtagh’s General practice book. Access to more materials will be given during the course.

 

 

 

  • Half lecture, and half discussion of MCQs.
  • Each tutor is assigned with topics.
  • We cover at least 400 topics.
  • This is a very intensive course, so you can take days off if you wish.
  • For materials, we sell the “Handbook of Multiple Choice Questions” for $220.
  • You may also use John Murtagh’s Book. Access to more materials will be given during the course.

Yes. You will get 5% of the course fee as referral fee, if you refer a new student to any of these full courses below:

  • MCQ Preparation Course
  • Clinical Preparation Course
  • FRACGP AKT & KFP Preparation Course
  • FRACGP OSCE Preparation Course

This is effective from 20th November 2015.

* Terms and conditions apply. We reserve the right to explain or change the above terms and conditions at any time.

Previous/Current ARIMGSAS students who enrol for ARIMGSAS course will get a 10% discount on course fee for the following courses below:

  • MCQ Preparation Course
  • Clinical Preparation Course
  • FRACGP AKT & KFP Preparation Course
  • FRACGP OSCE Preparation Course

This is effective from 20th November 2015.

*Terms and conditions apply. We reserve the right to explain or change the above terms and conditions at any time.

  • The fee-help option is not available yet but there is another way which is the payment arrangement plan.
  • Payment arrangement plan is where you will pay the amount by instalments.

*Administration fee of $100 applies if you opt for Payment Arrangement Plan.

For Courses

  • $750 will be withheld if you withdraw from the course after the application.
  • $1000 will be withheld if you withdraw less than two weeks prior to the start date.
  • No refund will be given once the course commences.
  • Should you be unable to attend, a substitute participant is always welcome or youcan postpone your enrolment (subject to availability). Please inform us at least two weeks prior to start date should you wish to substitute or postpone your place

For Workshops

  • No refunds will be provided if you cancel your application
  • All fees must be paid in full to confirm your place
  • Should you be unable to attend, a substitute participant is always welcome or you can postpone your enrolment (subject to availability). Please inform us at least two weeks prior to start date should you wish to substitute or postpone your place

Go to the website http://www.arimgsas.com.au/ and click on the courses/workshops and select the course/workshop and add to cart. You will then be prompted to enter your personal details and then make payment to successfully enrol.

*For MCQ, Clinical and FRACGP courses extra requirements will be a hard copy of 1 x 1 ID picture Or you can contact our office on 03 967 3344 and we can assist you with your application.

There are a number of things you need to do.

  • Contact Australian Medical Council and have your documents assessed.
  • You need to sit and pass AMC/MCQ Examination.
  • For registration with AHPRA you need to pass IELTS/OET/ TOEFL/PTE
  • You are now eligible to work/you need to find a hospital or Clinic that wants to employ you, we can assist you with that.
  • You can sit MCQ/English either overseas or in Australia and if you want to attend a Bridging Course then we can assist you in your preparation to optimise your performance at this examination.
  • All details about course dates and costs are on our website.
  • Visa is up to you but you can come in on a visitor’s Visa. If you require assistance
  • with visa, we have a list of recommended Australian immigration agents.