Cosmetic Surgery Certification Scheme has been refreshed to better suit your needs

The Cosmetic Surgery Certification Scheme, which has been redeveloped by and is supported by all four surgical Royal Colleges alongside the relevant specialty associations, will provide you with accreditation for key competencies, demonstrating your expertise to patients and ultimately helping to make the cosmetic surgery industry safer.

Cosmetic Surgery Certification Scheme has been refreshed to better suit your needs

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The Cosmetic Surgery Certification Scheme, has been redeveloped. The Scheme is supported by all four surgical Royal Colleges alongside the relevant specialty associations and will provide you with accreditation for key competencies, demonstrating your expertise to patients and ultimately helping to make the cosmetic surgery industry safer.

The scheme is now more affordable than ever, with the online certification application fee only £650. Applicants will be required to attend a mandatory masterclass, for which there will be an additional cost.

The refreshed scheme also provides a new intercollegiate, user-friendly and time-saving application portal where you are able to:

  • Access improved application guidelines and resources
  • Apply for multiple certificates in a single application, or a single certificate that covers all ten areas
  • Submit evidence flexibly and in your own time

How to get certified

Certification is open to all surgeons who are on the GMC specialist register, perform cosmetic surgery and are in a relevant surgical specialty. There are ten available areas of certification. To gain certification, simply:

  1. Submit your application and accompanying evidence via the online portal
  2. Attend the new virtual masterclass – get in contact for more information

Following successful completion you will be added to a public list of certified surgeons and receive a certification certificate.


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