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ARCP (Annual Review of Competence Progression)

This section provides a range of information about the Annual Review of Competence Progression (ARCP), a formal assessment that determines whether you can progress to the next year of the specialty training programme.

Your ARCP documentation is an important component of authorisation that’s recorded as evidence for your Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT)

In this section

ARCP outcomes at key way points

For information about the ARCP process at key way points (ST2–ST3 and ST5–ST6), including what happens if you fail the MRCOG exam

Approved by the General Medical Council (GMC)


The complete specialty training curriculum for O&G – core, ultrasound, ATSMs, subspecialty and academic

RCOG membership exams

MRCOG exams

Information on how to prepare for the Part 1 and Part 2 MRCOG