Guidelines & Processes

Please note that accreditation policies, guidelines and templates will be under review as we transition to the Australian Medical Council’s (AMC) National Framework for Prevocational Medical Training.

Accreditation Policy outlines principles that underpin an open and transparent accreditation system.


Guide to accreditation ensures the accreditation processes are efficient and effective Guideline for planning an accreditation visit supports the local health network and facilities in developing a visit schedule for the accreditation of their prevocational trainee medical officers (TMOs) Accreditation stakeholder consultation guideline gives a broad range of SA MET stakeholders the opportunity to contribute to accreditation policies and processes
Guide to developing a term description can assist Local Health Networks (LHNs) and term supervisors in developing comprehensive information for their unit and the TMOs rostered Accreditation internal review policy provides a framework to effectively facilitate the accreditation appeals process


New Unit Accreditation Process outlines the steps required to accredit a unit within a LHN based training program. LHN accreditation process outlines the steps required to accredit a LHN for prevocational training every four years. LHN accreditation submission guide will provide support for the LHNs to complete the LHN submission template.
Change of Circumstance process outlines the steps required to accredit a change of circumstance to a unit, facility or LHN. Out of Session Request Process outlines the steps required to submit an out of session request whereby accreditation decisions are sought from Accreditation Committee members outside of the regular meetings. Accreditation proviso reporting process defines accreditation provisos and recommendations and describes the responsibilities for LHNs following an SA MET accreditation report, to ensure any provisos and recommendations are met.
Local Health Network Mid-Cycle Reporting Process outlines the reporting requirements for LHNs that have been granted four year accreditation period for prevocational training. Process for responding to concerns describes how to deal with a concern raised about the education and training of Trainee Medical Officers (TMOs) in South Australia outside of the scheduled accreditation process.
For further information on Accreditation policies and processes please Contact SA MET