The length of time that training can be extended by relates to the type of programme the trainee is following (e.g. Core Training or Run Through):


Programme
Extension to Training Time
Exceptional 
Additional Training Time 1
Total 
Core Training Programme
6 months
6 months
12 months
Higher Training programme
1 year 2
1 year
2 years3
Run Through Training programme
1 year
1 year
2 years
GP Training Programme
6 months
6 months
12 months









  1. Exceptional additional training time must be approved by the Postgraduate Dean
  2. This would include 1 year across both core and higher specialty where the programme is uncoupled, and may include up to 6 months for the Core Training programme.

  3. This would include 2 years across both core and higher specialty where the programme is uncoupled, and may include up to 12 months for the Core Training programme


This does not include additional time that might be required because of statutory leave such as ill health or maternity/paternity/adoption leave.