The process normally takes between four and eight weeks.
Frequently Asked Questions
In addition to the Colleges’ mandated pre-requisites, attributes such as previous experience as a GP-teacher and interest in teaching are explored. Prospective supervisors are assessed for their capability through an initial discussion about the role and during an interview of up to an hour at the accreditation site visit. Supervisors are required to provide two referees.
The process to select supervisors takes place at the same time as a training post applies to be accredited.
After accreditation of a new practice, the relevant supervisor/s are invited to attend a New Supervisors’ Workshop. Ongoing individual supervisor support is provided through MCCC’s program of supervisor Professional Development and in discussions that occur during External Clinical Teaching Visits, and on an individual basis in response to specific concerns raised by supervisors.