Award of the Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) Ophthalmic Specialist Training The Royal College of Ophthalmologists
The RCOphth Training Committee determines the content and structure of the training programme, which is then approved by the General Medical Council (GMC). The Training Committee is also responsible for making recommendations to the GMC about the eligibility of doctors for the award of the Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) or Certificate of Eligibility for Specialist Registration (Combined Programme).
Postgraduate Deans and LETB/Deanery Schools of Ophthalmology oversee the delivery of the training programme, which is managed at a local level by Training Programme Directors (TPDs).
During each post of the specialty training programme trainees are allocated an Educational Supervisor, who will oversee their educational development. During each appointment, a range of consultants and other professional staff will provide clinical training and supervision.