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Less than full-time (LTFT) training

Everything you need to know about less than full-time (LTFT) training, including general advice for LTFT trainees and answers to frequently asked questions.

General advice for LTFT trainees

  • Take time with your educational supervisors to plan your training to achieve specific objectives in each post
  • Think about the skills you need to acquire to make yourself a good candidate for a consultant post, especially if you’re tied to a specific geographical area (you may need to travel if the training you desire isn’t available locally)
  • Keep adding to your CV by attending appropriate courses, undertaking audits and administrative duties and participating in your department
  • Your deanery website will contain information about local arrangements for LTFT training

Frequently asked questions

For answers to frequently asked questions about LTFT training, including how to set up an LTFT post and information about what LTFT training will be like, please visit the FAQs page

Find out more

If the FAQs page doesn’t answer your questions, or you need more information, please try these additional sources of information:

Contact us

To contact the RCOG, please email the Policy Coordinator (Quality) or call +44 20 7772 6294.

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