National CST Application and Mentorship Programme

18th August 2022

1830-1930 hours

Virtual Programme Held via Zoom


This national programme is intended for Foundation Year Doctors and Junior Doctors who are applying for Core Surgical Training in 2023.

Delivered by Core Surgical Trainees and Surgical Registrars, the programme will consist of lectures and interactive discussions on preparing a portfolio and key topics that are broached in the interview. A mock interview workshop will also be offered to those who are invited to interview.

Applicants will be assigned a mentor who will provide individualised feedback and guidance on, as well as guide the applicant through, the application process.

The first session will be held on Thursday 18th August 2022 from 1830 to 1930 hours. It will provide an overview of the programme, as well as give guidance on how to maximise the summer months in order to begin to prepare the application.

Registration for this first session is free. A refundable deposit will be required to secure a place in the sessions held thereafter. Further information will be made available during the introductory session on Thursday 18th August 2022.

Important Dates:

  • Introduction to the National CST Application and Mentorship Programme: 18th August 2022 (1830-1930 hours)
  • Preparing for the Portfolio Station and the National CST Mentorship Programme: October 2022
  • ‘What to Expect from the Interviews’: December 2022
  • Intensive Mock Interview Course: February 2023

Quick Information
This programme is now fully-subscribed.
Date 18th August 2022
Time 1830-1930 hours
Virtual Programme Held via Zoom
Course Fee Free
Closing Date Places will be offered on a first-come-first-served basis and therefore we are unable to provide a precise closing date.
No of Places 60