Key dates for the foundation training scheme

Important dates and deadlines to bear in mind as you go through your training

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The dates are listed by training year. We will also let you know on Twitter and on Facebook when we make updates.

This page was last updated on 30 September 2021

Click on the below buttons to see the dates for the current training years

2021/22 training year

Important: due to COVID-19, these dates may change.  We will notify you of any changes in good time.

Event

Date

Applications to the scheme open

16 June 2021

Deadline to submit your application to enter foundation training for trainees planning to sit the summer assessment

9 July 2021

First date to start training for the 2021/22 year

12 July 2021

Deadline to start approved training in time to enter the summer assessment

13 August 2021

Deadline to submit your application to enter foundation training for trainees planning to sit the autumn assessment 22 October 2021

Deadline to start approved training in time to enter the autumn assessment

12 November 2021

Deadline to start at a new training site without a satisfactory week 13 progress review from day one to enter the autumn assessment

12 November 2021

Deadline to start at a new training site with a satisfactory 13 week progress review from week 14 to enter the summer assessment

12 November 2021

Deadline to start pre-registration training from week 27 once 26 weeks satisfactory training banked, to sit the summer assessment, or:
Deadline to start pre-registration training from week 14 once 13 weeks satisfactory training banked, to sit the autumn assessment

11 February 2022

Deadline to request a reasonable adjustment in the summer assessment

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Deadline for receipt of assessment entry forms for summer assessment

 

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2020/21 training year

Important: due to COVID-19, these dates may change.  We will notify you of any changes in good time.

Event

Date

Applications to the scheme open

9 June 2020

Deadline to submit your application to enter pre-registration training for trainees planning to sit the summer assessment

26 June 2020

First date to start training for the 2020/21 year

13 July 2020

Deadline to start approved training in time to enter the summer assessment

14 August 2020

Deadline to start approved training in time to enter the autumn assessment, with no training banked

13 November 2020

Deadline to start at a new training site from week 14, with a banked satisfactory 13 week progress review, to sit the summer assessment

13 November 2020

Deadline to start at a new training site from week 14, with a banked satisfactory 13 week progress review, to sit the autumn assessment

12 February 2021
Deadline to start at a new training site from week 27, with a banked satisfactory 26 week progress review, to sit the summer assessment 12 February 2021

Deadline to request a reasonable adjustment in the summer assessment

7 May 2021

Deadline for receipt of assessment entry forms for summer assessment

31 May 2021

Deadline to make an appeal on an adjustment decision for the summer assessment

25 June 2021

Deadline to start at another approved training site from week 27 with a satisfactory 26 week progress review to enter the autumn assessment

30 June 2021

Summer assessment

27, 28 and 29 July 2021

Deadline to withdraw or request nullification from the summer assessment

5 August 2021

Deadline for receipt of registration applications for those eligible to register on 15 September 2021

13 August 2021

Deadline for receipt of registration applications for those eligible to register on 1 October 2021

3 September 2021

Deadline for requesting a reasonable adjustment in the autumn assessment

6 September 2021

Results of summer assessment announced

9 September 2021

First possible registration date for those eligible after passing the summer assessment

15 September 2021
Online application for autumn assessment open 17 September 2021

Deadline for receipt of assessment entry forms for autumn assessment

30 September 2021

Deadline to a make an appeal in respect of your results of the summer assessment

30 September 2021

Deadline to make an appeal on an adjustment decision for the autumn assessment

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Deadline for receipt of registration applications for those eligible to register on 1 January 2022 2 November 2021
Close of the 2020/21 training year 12 November 2021

Autumn assessment

16 November 2021

Deadline to withdraw or request nullification from autumn assessment

23 November 2021

Results of autumn assessment announced

17 December 2021

First possible day of registration for those eligible after passing the autumn assessment

1 January 2022
Deadline to a make an appeal in respect of your results of the autumn assessment 14 January 2022

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