The Core Surgical Training Interview Course

Helping you on your first step into surgery

Surgeons During Operation

About the CST Interview Course

Our interview course guides candidates to securing their top choice surgical jobs. Many of our applicants achieve the highest rankings and obtain the most competitive jobs in the country, including run through training jobs, themed jobs and London jobs. The course consists of lectures followed by our high yield mock interview circuit, with the examiners consisting of the highest achieving Core Surgical Trainees. We also offer a follow up virtual mock interview at your convenience after the course, to put the feedback from the course into practice. There are also virtual coaching sessions available to really focus on your improvement.


2021 Curriculum update

As many of you are aware, the Core Surgical Training Interview is now virtual, alongside many other changes made due to Covid-19. Our course remains constantly up to date so it is targetted for your benefit. Below are the latest documents released, which provides important information about the upcoming interview.

Please see the below curriculum updates and the latest self assessment guidance

Course Details

Virtual Interview as per JCST update


Saturday 24th October 08:00 – 17:00 

Date: Saturday 12th December 08:00 – 17:00 

Date: Saturday 28th November 08:00 – 17:00 


Through your course and further revision, I will be training for the next 2 years as a core trainee at GSTT

Online Resources

Preparation for the interview starts now. It’s important to get familiar with the stations before your interview.


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