Course Accreditation

Providing a quality mark for surgical education

As well as running a large number of surgical education courses, the RCS also accredits and monitors short courses run by other providers.

Course accreditation is usually awarded for three years following a successful panel visit to view the co urse in delivery. Any accreditation is subject to satisfactory annual monitoring and review.


Benefits of Course Accreditation

Having a course accredited will demonstrate that the course meets the standards as defined by the Royal College of Surgeons, and that it offers a high-quality learning experience. Recognition of these factors may assist in attracting course delegates. Accredited courses will also receive the following benefits:

RCS Accreditation cycle

Apply now

In order to apply for your activity to be accredited for the purposes of short courses, please select the link below:

Apply for Accreditation