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.
- 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 
2020 dates for the Part 2 MFOM are:
Monday, 14 September 2020 (Written – FOM, 2 Lovibond Lane, London, SE10 9FY)
Tuesday, 20 October 2020 (OSPE – Clinical Skills Centre, Samuel Fox House, Northern General Hospital, Herries Road, Sheffield, S5 7AU)
Applications for the September/October 2020 exams will open on Monday 8th June 2020 at 09:00 and will close on Monday 3rd August 2020 at 17:00. Please note that there are limited spaces for these exams and therefore will booked on a first come first serve basis. Only complete applications will be booked successfully.