You need to be a qualified Medical Practitioner and then complete further training with the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists before you can specialise as an Anaesthetist. Many Anaesthetists complete postgraduate studies.
Registration with the Medical Board of Australia is needed to work as a Anaesthetist. Membership with the Australian Society of Anaesthetists may also be useful.
Checks, licences and tickets
You may need:
- national police check
- working with children check
- be up to date with immunisations
Thinking about study or training?
Before starting a course, check it will provide you with the skills and qualifications you need.
- Search and compare thousands of higher education courses, and their entry requirements from different institutions across Australia at Course Seeker website.
- Compare undergraduate and postgraduate student experiences and outcomes on the QILT website.
Or check out related courses on Job Outlook.
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