LTFT Category 3 


  • Approval of applications is at the discretion of the HEE local office.    
  • Following the completion of the ‘lead in’ year, all specialties will transition from August 2022 into the full Category 3 model whereby trainees can undertake an unspecified period of time as LTFT Category 3 - at either 50/60/70 or 80% WTE and for a maximum period of 12 months.
  • Foundation trainees will be eligible to apply from August 2022.
  • Approval of applications must be subject to service considerations via TPD approval. 
  • Applications will be accepted in windows only and this is at local office discretion. 
  • Trainees must be in post at time of application.