CCT application pack

Individuals who satisfactorily complete specialist or speciality training in the UK will be entitled to receive a Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) from GMC after recommendation by the relevant medical royal college. The Royal College of Pathologists is able to recommend the award of the CCT in the following specialties:

  • Chemical Pathology
  • Chemical Pathology (Metabolic Medicine)
  • Diagnostic Neuropathology
  • Forensic Histopathology
  • Histopathology
  • Medical Microbiology and Virology
  • Medical Microbiology
  • Medical Virology
  • Paediatric and Perinatal Pathology

All trainees have a maximum of 12 months to apply for their CCT or CESR through the Combined Programme (CP) route. Trainees who do not apply in time will only be eligible to apply for entry to the specialist register through the equivalence route of CESR and will no longer be eligible for a CCT or CESR (CP).