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Associateship (via the Part 2 MFOM examination)

The Part 2 MFOM examination is open to candidates who are not in approved training posts, as a route to becoming an Associate (AFOM) of the Faculty.  Associateship is a mid-level qualification aimed at doctors looking to enhance their training and competencies in occupational medicine, but who are not able to fill an approved training post.

Entry into the Part 2 MFOM examination via this route is subject to specific eligibility criteria.

Candidates must:

  • have attained the Diploma in Occupational Medicine (DOccMed)
  • have at least one year’s full-time (or equivalent) experience in occupational medicine
  • have at least two year’s full-time (or equivalent) in other specialties
  • provide a signed statement of support from a current Member or Fellow of the Faculty

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2021 dates for the Part 2 MFOM are:

Monday, 14 June 2021 (Written)

Tuesday, 20 July 2021 (OSPE)

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the ongoing need to reduce the risk of transmission of Covid-19, changes have been made to the way that examinations are organised.  The written examinations will be held online in partnership with TestReach and the OSPE will be conducted via MS Teams.  Guidance will be published on our website and sent to all applicants once the registration window has closed.

The deadline for applications will be 5pm on Monday 10th May 2021.


If you would like to enter into this examination, please log in to the members’ area and follow the ‘Exams’ link. Ensure the application is complete and apply early during the booking period. If places fill-up still apply online as we do our best to meet demand. A ‘waiting list’ allocates places in order of application. Please note that if an examination is not available on the list it means that applications are not open at this time.