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Information for postgraduate deans

You should support the administrative process of any out of programme.

When out of programme is to count towards a:

  • certificate of completion of training
  • certificate of eligibility for specialist registration (CESR) (combined programme)
  • certificate of eligibility for general practice registration (CEGPR) (combined programme).

You should make sure applications are submitted to us before they occur.

If you receive an application and the post is due to start imminently, we ask that you do not delay your support.

When out of programme is to count towards a certificate of completion of training or CESR/CEGPR (combined programme), we can only give approval before the post has started. This is a legislative requirement. We ask that you do not support an application when the post has already started.