VTS or Vocational Training Schemes (now being called Specialist Training Schemes) are how a doctor becomes a GP.

At present a 3 year course, with 18 months work in practice. Ran via the MRCGP scheme with the defining assessments of the Applied Knowledge Test (AKT-written) and the Clinical Skills Assessment (CSA- practical) with WBA (Work Bases Assessment) as a method of continual evaluation.

Part of this is the curriculum which is easily viewed from the link.

Outlined is a guide to this world of Assessments and how to understand it just a little better.

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