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.
Upon application, 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
Examination fees 
2022 dates for the AFOM are:
Monday, 12th September 2022 (Written – MCQ and Photo Hygiene Papers) – online through our partners TestReach 
Tuesday 13th September 2022 (Written – MEQ paper) – online through our partners TestReach 
Tuesday, 18th October 2022 (OSPE) – TBC
Registration for the September / October 2022 exams will open at 9am on Monday June 20th and close at 5pm on Monday August 1st 2022.