Professional Competence

Enrol on a Professional Competence Scheme

Our six training bodies offer a range of professional competence schemes, which can help you to meet the legal obligation of maintaining your professional competence.

Renew your enrolment

Find out how to renew your enrolment here.

About Professional Competence

Doctors are legally obliged to maintain their professional competence by enrolling in professional competence schemes and following requirements set by the Medical Council.


Suggested PCS activities for your specialty/area of practice, general information, what the law says, help and advice, and how to access your Annual Statement of Participation.<

Apply for CPD Approval for your Event

If you have developed an educational event to meet the needs of doctors seeking CPD credit, it may be eligible for approval by one of our training bodies.

Courses and Events

We offer a wide range of courses and events designed to help you achieve your CPD requirements

Frequently Asked Questions