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Course code

Course code


Course scope


RACGP Clinical Competency Exam (CCE)

Course workload

Course workload

40 Weeks

Delivery method

Delivery method

100% Online

Contact time

Contact time

On-Demand and Online


No. of modules


Access duration

Access duration

1 Year



$2,997.00 AUD

About the Program

The RACGP CCE Preparation Online Bridging Course (GP204) provides GP registrars with the complete clinical skills theory for the RACGP Fellowship Clinical Competency Exam (CCE)

This course may be completed in isolation, or in conjunction with other RACGP Fellowship preparation courses in order to prepare for The RACGP CCE Examination. 

    Subject Structure

    This course develops clinical reasoning skills in history taking, physical examination, investigations, diagnosis, public health issues, management, procedural skills, ethical & medico-legal issues and critical appraisal skills on core topics regularly examined in the RACGP Clinical Competency Exam (CCE) The course also teaches core principles, strategies and techniques for approaching common and more complex case presentations seen in the RACGP OSCE.

    The RACGP CCE Preparation Online Bridging Course (GP204) is completed online through METC Institute’s advanced Canvas LMS portal.  The course consists of 40 comprehensive modules and clinical tutorials, to be completed over 40 weeks.  The course is supported by unlimited access to expert clinical tutors all of whom are specialist medical practitioners that provide expert guidance and coaching individualised to personal requirements.

    It aims to provide registrars with the knowledge and clinical framework necessary to expertly demonstrate their clinical and communication skills, and professional attitudes in the context of consultations, patient exams, and peer discussions.

      Subject Content

      The overall objective of the RACGP CCE Online Bridging Course (GP204) is to provide GP Registrars with the complete clinical skills theory for the RACGP Fellowship Objective Clinical Competency Exam (CCE). This is achieved by completing the 40 comprehensive modules and clinical tutorials below. 

      Week Module
      Week 1 Introduction to Medical History Taking
      Week 2 Clinical Communication Skills (1) - Core Communication Skills
      Week 3 Clinical Communication Skills (2) - History Taking
      Week 4 Clinical Communication Skills (2) - History Taking
      Week 5 Introduction to Physical Examination
      Week 6 Cardiovascular System (1) - History & Physical Examination
      Week 7 Cardiovascular System (2) - Diagnostic Formulation & Reasoning
      Week 8 Cardiovascular System (3) - Management / Counselling / Education 
      Week 9 Cardiovascular System (4) - Paediatric Counselling 
      Week 10 Respiratory System (1) - History & Physical Examination
      Week 11 Respiratory System (2) - Diagnostics Formulation & Reasoning
      Week 12 Respiratory System (3) - Management / Counselling / Education
      Week 13 Respiratory System (4) - Paediatric Considerations
      Week 14 Musculoskeletal System (1) -  History & Physical Examination
      Week 15 Musculoskeletal System (2) - Diagnostics Formulation & Reasoning
      Week 16 Musculoskeletal System (3) - Management / Counselling / Education
      Week 17 Musculoskeletal System (4) - Paediatric Considerations
      Week 18 Nervous System (1) -  History & Physical Examination
      Week 19 Nervous System (2) - Diagnostics Formulation & Reasoning
      Week 20 Nervous System (3) - Management / Counselling / Education
      Week 21 Nervous System (4) - Paediatric Considerations
      Week 22 Gastrointestinal System (1) - History & Physical Examination
      Week 23 Gastrointestinal System (2) - Diagnostics Formulation & Reasoning
      Week 24 Gastrointestinal System (3) - Management / Counselling / Education
      Week 25 Gastrointestinal System (4) - Paediatric Considerations
      Week 26 Surgery (1) - Core Topics in Plastic, Vascular & Thoracic Surgery
      Week 27 Surgery (2) - Core Topics in General, Intestinal & HPB Surgery
      Week 28 Surgery (3) - Core Topics in Breast & Endocrine Surgery
      Week 29 Urinary System
      Week 30 Endocrine System
      Week 31 Haematology System
      Week 32 Eyes / Ears / Nose / Throat
      Week 33 Women's Health (1) - History & Physical Examination
      Week 34 Women's Health (2) - Diagnostics Formulation & Reasoning
      Week 35 Women's Health (3) - Management / Counselling / Education
      Week 36 Women's Health (4) - Pregnancy Care
      Week 37 Mental Health (1) - History Taking
      Week 38 Mental Health (2) - Mental State Examination
      Week 39 Mental Health (3) - Diagnostics Formulation & Reasoning
      Week 40 Mental Health (4) - Management / Counselling / Education

      Exit Examination

      The formal exit examination for this course consists of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners Clinical Competency Exam (CCE).  This examination is conducted and operated independently through the RACGP.  The costs of this exam is not included in the course fees for this course.

        How to enrol

        To enrol in this course and make payment, click on the ‘Enrol’ button at the top of the page. Access is provided to students within 24 hrs.

        Course fees include access to the online modules and workshops for 365 days. Further fees apply for extensions and may only be granted on application. Please refer to our published refunds policy as a condition of enrolment.



        This IME Professional course is designed by Specialist Doctors and Senior Lecturers from leading Australian University Medical Schools and Teaching Hospitals. Minimum qualification standards include MBBS with specialist qualification and registration with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA). All courses are delivered by experienced lecturers with proven success in the medical space. 

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