UK Foundation Programme

UK Foundation Programme

Here you will find information about how to apply to the 2-year Foundation Programme and Stand-alone programmes.


Key Documents and Guidance

UKFP 2021

All 2021 documents have been archived.

UKFP 2022

Eligibility Office

UKFP 2022: Eligibility Applicant Guidance
Eligibility FAQs
UKFP 2022 Eligibility Applicant Guidance – version 3 statement
UKFP Eligibility Application 2022 Guidance Video – This video has been produced by a previous Foundation trainee who is now working in the NHS. Please note, these films are not produced by the UK Foundation Programme and therefore we do not take any responsibility for the content contained within them.

Two-year Foundation Programme (FP)

The National FP application window for UKFP 2022 has now closed.

UKFP 2022 Applicants’ Handbook 
UKFP 2022 Applicant Presentation – pdf of the presentation (published 19 July 2021). Recording of a UKFP Foundation School Director delivering the presentation available on our Programmes page!
Useful Tips for Applicants 
UKFP 2022 High-level Timeline

See our Programmes page for further information. 

See our Resources page for information on pre-allocation (including the pdf application form that must be attached to the Oriel application), SJT and other aspects of the recruitment process.

F2 Stand-alone Programme (F2 SA)

The application window for the F2 SA starting August 2022 will open in January 2022. Guidance for 2022 recruitment will be published on the F2 SA page this autumn.

UKFP 2022 Webinars

See our Webinars page for all webinar information.

UKFP 2023

Student visa immigration changes

UKVI have released the statement of changes to the Immigration Rules for the Student Via (previously known as Tier 4), which took effect on 5 October 2020. See the government’s Points-based system introductory document for more information and their website for any updates: https://www.gov.uk/student-visa.

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