The most commonly-received queries received by the Specialty Recruitment Office helpdesk during CT1 recruitment have been compiled, and divided up into the various sections relating to the stages of the CT1 recruitment process.

General - queries which relate to CT1 recruitment as a whole or do not neatly fit into one of the categories below.

  • Eligibility - queries about the CT1 eligibility criteria, relating to the essential criteria of the ACCS-AM and CMT person specifications, and how potential candidates can go about showing they meet them.
  • Applying - queries specific to completing the application form; this includes questions on selecting the appropriate application scoring options and what happens after submission of your form.

  • Interview - queries regarding the CT1 interview process.
  • Offers - queries regarding the process by which: programme preferences are ranked and offers are made.

  • Round 2 - queries which specifically relate to round 2.

  • Glossary - a glossary page, listing a number of the more common acronyms/terms used in medical recruitment. Generally we have tried to minimise the jargon and acronyms used throughout this website and our guidance more generally, but in some cases referring to this page may be of use.