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A specialty qualification in General Surgery, Orthopaedics, Urology, Paediatric Surgery, Otorhinolaryngology, Plastic Surgery, Cardiothoracic Surgery (all 5 years training), Neurosurgery (6 years training) and a sub-specialty qualification in Orthopaedic Surgery (Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgery – 2 Years). On the final year of training, the trainee will be required to register for the examination in which they will be required to pay examination fees by March  of that particular year.

It is a requirement for Unsuccessful (failed) candidates to register  on the year in which they intend to repeat the examination.

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The qualifying candidates MUST comply with Section 4  of the Overall Curriculum

The trainee will be eligible to sit for examination after 3 years of FCS General Surgery Training and successfully paid the Examination fees ($800).

The Fellowship training and examination in general surgery leads to the qualification of Fellow of the College of Surgeons of East Central and Southern Africa, FCS Gen (ECSA).

The trainee will be eligible to sit for examination after 3 years of FCS Orthopaedic Surgery Training and successfully paid the Examination fees ($800).

The Fellowship training and examination in orthopaedic surgery leads to the qualification of Fellow of the College of Surgeons of East Central and Southern Africa, FCS Orth (ECSA).

The trainee will be eligible to sit for examination after 3 years of FCS Paediatric Surgery Training and successfully paid the Examination fees ($800).

Fellowship training and examination in Paediatric Surgery leads to the qualification of Fellow of the College of Surgeons of East Central and Southern Africa, FCS Paed (ECSA).

The trainee will be eligible to sit for examination after 3 years of FCS Plastic Surgery Training and successfully paid the Examination fees ($800).

Fellowship training and examination in Plastic Surgery leads to the qualification of Fellow of the College of Surgeons of East Central and Southern Africa, FCS Plas (ECSA).

The trainee will be eligible to sit for examination after 3 years of FCS Urologic Surgery Training and successfully paid the Examination fees ($800).

The Fellowship training and examination in Urological Surgery leads to the qualification of Fellow of the College of Surgeons of East Central and Southern Africa, FCS Urol (ECSA).

The trainee will be eligible to sit for examination after 4 years of FCS Neurosurgery Training and successfully paid the Examination fees ($800).

The Fellowship training and examination in Neurosurgery leads to the qualification of Fellow of the College of Surgeons of East Central and Southern Africa, FCS Neuro (ECSA).

The trainee will be eligible to sit for examination after 3 years of FCS Otorhinolaryngology Surgery Training and successfully paid the Examination fees ($800).

The Fellowship training and examination in Otorhinolaryngology leads to the qualification of Fellow of the College of Surgeons of East Central and Southern Africa, FCS Orl (ECSA).

The trainee will be eligible to sit for examination after 2 years of FCS Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgery Training and successfully paid the Examination fees ($800).

The Fellowship training and examination in Paediatric Orthopaedic surgery leads to the qualification of Fellow of the College of Surgeons of East Central and Southern Africa, FCS Paed-Ortho (ECSA).

The trainee will be eligible to sit for examination after 3 years of FCS Cardiothoracic Surgery Training and successfully paid the Examination fees ($800).

The Fellowship training and examination in Cardiothoracic surgery leads to the qualification of Fellow of the College of Surgeons of East Central and Southern Africa, FCS CTS (ECSA).