Courses and programs

Prevocational Accreditation

The Health Education and Training Institute (HETI) is accredited by the Australian Medical Council and  approved by the Medical Board of Australia as the intern training accreditation authority for New South Wales.

The HETI Prevocational Accreditation Program implements and monitors standards for the training and welfare of prevocational trainees in their first two postgraduate years (PGY1 and PGY2).

HETI is responsible for ensuring the health services it accredits are compliant with the NSW Prevocational Education and Training Accreditation Standards for prevocational training providers. Its functions include setting standards for education and training and accreditation of institutions for prevocational education and supervision.

Prevocational Accreditation Committee (PAC) Position Statements

This outlines the PAC’s position on supervision and teaching provided by Prevocational Graduate Year 1 (PGY1) trainees or Junior Medical Officers to medical students.

Position Statement - JMO supervision of medical students (July 2016)

Position Statement - PGY2s as the most senior doctor on site (December 2019)

HETI staff are responsible for different Prevocational Training Networks across NSW. Please check this document to see which network your hospital is in before contacting the appropriate staff member.

ResponsibilitiesContactContact Number
  • Allocation, Accreditation & Faculty
Kathryn Vaughan
Program Manager
(02) 9844 6553
  • Networks 1-15 - Intern Allocation/Recruitment
  • Prevocational Training Council (PvTC)
  • Director of Prevocational Education and Training (DPET)
Dawn Webb
Program Coordinator
(02) 9844 6554
  • Accreditation- Networks 4, 10, 11 & 14
  • Networks 1-15 -Intern Allocation/Recruitment
  • Medical Deans
Bradley Klose
Program Coordinator
(02) 9844 6515
  • Accreditation- Networks 1, 5, 12, 13 & 15
  • Aboriginal Trainee Doctors' Forum
Stacey Kennaugh
Program Coordinator
(02) 9844 6529
  • Accreditation - Networks 2, 3, 6, 8 & 9
Shehzad M
Program Coordinator
(02) 9844 6540
  • JMO Forum
  • Medical Deans

Korina Nand
Project Officer

(02) 9844 6531
  • Prevocational Accreditation Committee (PAC) Management
  • Accreditation Surveyor Management

Mai Perrau
Project Officer

(02) 9844 6539