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Foundation Competencies Certificate

The National Person Specification for entry to all ST1/CT1 specialty training programmes requires applicants to provide evidence of achievement of Foundation Competence within the last 3 years. Applicants who have not undertaken a UK foundation programme within the last 3 years  will be asked to submit an Alternative Certificate signed by a consultant who has supervised them for at least 3 months in the three years before the date their training starts. If an alternative certificate is required this must be submitted as part of the online application.

Further information on the completion of alternative certificates can be found in the recruitment documents section of Specialty Recruitment Resource Bank.