The General Practice (GP) and Public Health (PH) Dual Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) programme is a 7 year programme which integrates both GP and PH training into one training pathway.

Applies to: England. See guidance for Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.

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This programme will ensure that you meet the requirements of both the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) and the Faculty of Public Health (FPH) to hold a Dual Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) in both specialties.

The requirements of both specialties will need to be met, including successfully completing the RCGP and FPH postgraduate membership examinations and meeting the capabilities as outlined in the RCGP and FPH curricula.

There is a Dual GP and PH CCT curriculum to demonstrate where there is overlap between the RCGP and FPH curricula to aid with capability achievement during the programme.

During the course of the programme, you will complete a variety of placements such as:

  • primary care
  • secondary care
  • PH placements

These placements will be integrated and carefully selected to ensure you can maintain capabilities in both specialties throughout the programme duration.

Educational supervision will be provided in both GP and PH to support you throughout the programme.

Page last reviewed: 1 November 2023
Next review due: 1 November 2024