Applications at a Glance

The tables below show the documents required for each type of application you will need to make as a StR to the JCST/SAC. The applications are:

These lists are a summary of the documents you need to submit to the JCST. For further information please go to the individual pages.

Enrolment with your SAC


Application Stage
Documents
All surgical specialties
Online process

Placements and Trainee History up to date and validated on the ISCP website
Yes
Specialty Enrolment Form completed on the ISCP website Yes
CCBST/CCCST uploaded onto the ISCP website Yes

OOP Training


Application Stage Documents Cardiothoracic Surgery, General Surgery, Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Otolaryngology, Paediatric Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Urology, Vascular Surgery  Trauma & Orth Surgery Neurosurgery
Provisional Confirmation letter from TPD Yes Yes Yes
Signed offer letter Yes Yes Yes
Signed Educational Contract Yes Yes Yes
OOPT supervisor details Yes Yes Yes
CV Yes Yes Yes
Logbook from 2 previous incumbents No Yes No
Current logbook in SAC Indicative Operation Groups format No No Yes
Extension Letter of support from TPD Yes Yes Yes
Confirmation from RCSI  Yes Yes Yes
Signed offer letter Yes Yes Yes
CV Yes Yes Yes
Consolidated logbook covering OOPT up until now Yes Yes Yes
Consolidated logbook covering whole of training up until now Yes Yes Yes

OOP Research


Application Stage Documents Cardiothoracic Surgery, General Surgery, Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Otolaryngology, Paediatric Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgery, Urology, Vascular Surgery
Neurosurgery
Not counting RCSI confirmation letter Yes Yes
Provisional TPD support letter Yes Yes
Signed offer letter Yes Yes
Details of research Yes Yes
OOPR supervisor details Yes Yes
CV Yes Yes
Current logbook in SAC Indicative Operation Groups format No Yes
Extension Letter of support from TPD Yes Yes
Confirmation from RCSI Yes Yes
Signed offer letter Yes Yes
CV Yes Yes
Update report from supervisor Yes Yes

OOP Experience


Application Stage
Documents
All surgical specialties
Not counting Confirmation from RCSI Yes

Maternity / Paternity Leave


Application Stage
Documents
All surgical specialties
Not counting Confirmation from RCSI Yes

Long Term Leave


Application Stage
Documents
All surgical specialties
Not counting Confirmation of dates from Deanery / LETB Yes

Less than Full Time (LTFT) Training


Documents
All surgical specialties 
Percentage of training undertaken Yes
Dates from and to (dd/mm/yyy) Yes
Details of any out of programme e.g. maternity leave Yes
Confirmation of all the above by RCSI Yes

Acting up as a Consultant


Application stage Documents All surgical specialties 
Provisional TPD support Yes
Acting Up supervisor details Yes
Dates from and to (dd/mm/yyy) Yes
Confirmation that the post is an exisiting, substantive post Yes
CV Yes

Certification


Documents Cardiothoracic Surgery, Neurosurgery, Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Urology, Vascular Surgery  Paediatric Surgery* Plastic Surgery
Otolary-ngology General Surgery
Trauma & Orth Surgery*
College Notification Form Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes  Yes
CV Yes Yes  Yes Yes  Yes Yes
RITA G / ARCP 6 Yes Yes Yes  Yes Yes  Yes
TPD's Final Report Yes Yes  Yes Yes  Yes Yes
Certification Document Review  No  Yes No  No No No 
Certification Checklist No No  No No  Optional No
Valid APLS Certificate No Yes  Yes - or ATLS Yes  No No
Valid ATLS Certificate  No No   Yes - or APLS  No  Optional No 
*For trainees whose CCST date is after August 2017 in Paediatric Surgery and Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgery CCST applications will be completed via the ISCP website in the same way as it is for UK trainees.




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