SET Selection

The SET Selection Regulations for selection to the SET Programme for Orthopaedic Surgery for the 2024 intake are now available:

Final 2024 NZOA Selection Regulations for 2025 Intake.pdf

Regulations for the 2025 intake will be available here by November 2024.

These Regulations are reviewed each year so it is important that you read prior to and in conjunction with completing an application for the SET Training Programme, even if you have applied previously we highly recommend that you read these each year. 

Selection Key Dates 2024

(always check the RACS site for registration dates and you must register with RACS even if you have applied in previous years)

Registration opens 12pm | Tuesday 9 January 2024

Registration closes 12pm | Tuesday 31 January 2024

Application open 12pm | Wednesday 21 February 2024

Applications close 12pm | Wednesday 27 March 2024

Workplace Assessments open 9am | Wednesday 24 April 2024

Workplace Assessments close 8pm | Wednesday 8 May 2024

Interviews | Friday 21 June 2024


Reconsideration, Review and Appeals Mechanism

Any questions email Prue Elwood, Education and Training Manager at