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Exams - First Part

Candidates for the CICM First Part Examination must have completed at least 12 months General Hospital Experience and be registered trainees.  Candidates may present for the First Part Examination prior to commencing approved training. 

The subject areas for the First Part Examination are set out in the Syllabus for the Basic Sciences in Intensive Care Medicine.  The examination is held twice a year and it comprises of a written and oral section.

The written section may be taken in cities of Australia and New Zealand or other areas at the discretion of the Board.  The oral section will be held in various major cities at the discretion of the Board.

Applications for the First Part Examination must be received by the College before the advertised closing date.

For further information, please see the First Part Examination Application Form below.

The examination fee is $3340AUD. To apply for the First Part Exam, please email Frieda Keo and include your member id number, preferred date and city to sit the written exam. 

If a candidate withdraws after the closing date they will incur an administration charge of 30% of the examination fee.

For previous exam reports, click here.

Click here to access the 2014 exam calendar!

First Part Exam - 1st sitting Date Location
Applications Close   24 January      -
Written Section  3 March   Various
Oral Section 
16 May      Melbourne 


First Part Exam - 2nd sitting Date Location
Applications Close 28 July  -
Written Section  1 September  Various
Oral Section 
13 -14 November *  Melbourne 

* The number of viva questions will remain unchanged however will be spread out over a two-day period on Thursday 13th and Friday 14th November. However, if numbers for the oral section are not as high as expected, the examination will take place on Friday 14th November only.


Notes to Candidates - First Part Exam
Mock Exam - First Part Exam