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CESR (CP)

CESR (CP)

Trainees who achieve the entire programme competencies in GMC-approved posts are eligible to apply for entry onto the UK Specialist Register via a Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT). The Certificate of Eligibility for Specialist Registration (Combined Programme) or CESR (CP) is equivalent to the CCT and certifies that the recipient is eligible for entry onto

Certification of Training and Specialist Training

The RCOphth is responsible for recommending doctors to the General Medical Council (GMC) for inclusion on the Specialist Register. It is a legal requirement to be entered on the Specialist Register before taking up a consultant post in the NHS. There are three routes to specialist registration: CCT (Certificate of Completion of Training) – please

Award of the Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT)

Please read the ARCP COVID-19 guidance before submitting an application form. The College processes a significant number of CCT applications each year and, in order to avoid delays, applicants must provide information that conforms in full to the Ophthalmic Specialist Training (OST) curriculum requirements and is readily accessible.  Common errors to avoid are as follows: Insufficient