Eligibility

Eligibility:

1. General Division PCS:

Doctors who are on the General Register of the Medical Council, with one of the following qualifications:
– MRCPsych (Membership of the Royal College of Psychiatrists)
– DPM (Diploma in Psychological Medicine)
– DCP (Diploma in Clinical Psychiatry); who are not eligible for registration on the Specialist Register of the Medical Council, are eligible for enrolment on the General Division of the Professional Competence Scheme.

Doctors who are working in psychiatry who have not attained the above qualifications and who are spending more than 50% of their clinical sessions in psychiatry are also eligible for this division.
Doctors who are on the Trainee Register are NOT required to enrol on the Professional Competence Scheme as their training fulfills the Medical Council requirements.

2. Specialist Division PCS:

Doctors on the Specialist Register of the Medical Council, and who are registered in one of the four psychiatric specialties i.e.
– Psychiatry (General Adult Psychiatry)
– Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
– Learning Disability Psuchiatry
– Psychiatry of Old Age
are eligible to enrol on the CPsychI Professional Competence Scheme.

3. Supervised Division PCS:

Doctors on the Supervised Register of the Medical Council are eligible to enrol on the CPsychI Professional Competence Scheme

To start your enrolment application, please click on the link which applies to you below
1. Apply to enrol in PCS (GENERAL Division): This form is only for doctors registered on the General Division of the Medical Council Register
2. Apply to enrol in PCS (SPECIALIST Division): This form is only for doctors registered on the Specialist Division of the Medical Council Register
3. Apply to enrol in PCS (SUPERVISED Division): This form is only for doctors registered on the Supervised Division of the Medical Council Register