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I have a letter of competence attained locally / I am an experienced fitter, how can I apply for FSRH Letter of Competence certificate? +

The General Training Committee is unable to offer exemptions to its published criteria. However, experienced practitioners can complete a shortened p...

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I have completed my training in Letter of Competence (LoC) in Subdermal Contraceptive Impants (SDI) or Intrauterine Techniques (IUT), how do I apply for my LoC certificate? +

You should apply for FSRH Letter of Competence online on our website. Click 'Register' to complete your details to gain online access on this websit...

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I cannot upload my LoC Record of Training because the size of my file(s) is too large to be uploaded to the online application. +

You should reduce the file size by saving each page of your application form into a Word document and saving it as a pdf. If you are unable to shrink...

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Each page of my LoC Record of Training has been scanned separately and I cannot put scanned pages of my application into a single document. +

If you have scanned each page of your application form separately, you should copy and paste all pages into a single document which will allow you to...

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How do I receive my certificate for FSRH Letter of Competence in implants (LoC SDI) and/or coils (LoC IUT)? +

FSRH Letters of Competence in implant and coils are sent to your main registered email. All LoC certificates are now sent electronically only. You ca...

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I already hold the FSRH Diploma: Do I still need to take the eKA before starting LoC training? +

No. If you hold a current FSRH Diploma (i.e. one that has been gained in the last 5 years, or which has been recertified within the last 5 years), ...

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Do I need to be a FSRH member to hold a Letter of Competence? +

No. There is no requirement to be a member of the FSRH to be awarded a LoC. However, all doctors and nurses awarded a LoC are encouraged to become A...

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How do I record my training progress for a FSRH Letter of Competence? +

All trainees must maintain a paper log, supplied by the FSRH through its website, of progress through the training programme for each LoC. The paper ...

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I have passed the eKA (electronic knowledge assessment) in SRH, however, I cannot download a certificate from MyFSRH. +

You will receive an email confirmation once you have achieved a pass in the eKA in SRH. This email is your evidence of your pass, you will not receiv...

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