Venue: Clifton Village, Bristol
Here at ST3 Ortho Interview we understand that the best way to succeed at ST3 interview is with early, realistic practise.
Our ST3 Orthopaedic Interview Course is designed to simulate the interview experience and offer feedback and insider tips to help you gain not just a national training number but also your 1st choice job. We coach the highest ranking candidates each year and they return to teach on our course.
Time Remaining To Book Next Course:
Our ST3 Orthopaedic Mock Interview Course is a focused, one-day course that simulates the real interviews with realistic interview stations and immediate feedback.
Participants rotate in groups of 3 so that you learn both from tutors and your peers. Actors are used to make the Interactive stations as real as possible and technical skills kit is present to test your practical skills under pressure.
Our courses regularly sell out within 7-14 days so please book early to avoid disappointment.
Our ST3 Orthopaedic Mock Interview Courses are held in December and February to give you plenty of time to act on feedback, improve your portfolio and enhance your interview technique. The course is designed to put you under pressure and simulate the real interviews as accurately as possible while enabling you to compare yourself with other candidates and get as much exposure to interview technique as possible. Typically the highest scoring candidates attend both the knowledge and mock interview courses to give a complete understanding of the interview process.
✗ Portfolio, Interactive, Clinical, Presentation and technical Skills stations
✗ Feedback from SpRs and peers
✗ Practise technical skills under pressure
✗ Prepare a presentation
✗ Unique scenarios covering common topics
✗ Actors and communication skills tutors
✗ Groups of 3-4 to maximise questions covered
✗ Pre-Course CV Analysis
✗ Personalised feedback to highlight areas for improvement
✗ Top tips from last year's successful candidates
✗ A brasserie lunch and refreshments together with free high-speed Wi-Fi and pens, pads and sweets will keep you going throughout the day.
Our ST3 Orthopaedic Mock Interview Course simulates the real interviews and following a short introductory talk you will rotate through each of the above stations just as you would on the day of the real interview.
Unlike the real interview a full lunch is included as are refreshments throughout the day, high-speed Wi-Fi and pens and pads for you to take notes. You’ll also get the opportunity to look through the faculty CVs and portfolios and to talk to the faculty at lunch and breaks.
We reviewed over 5000 ST3 orthopaedic CVs and applications, interviewed over 2000 successful candidates and always love hearing how the candidates that we have coached have not only got a job but have secured their top ranked job in their hospital and city of choice for core surgical training.
Since 2013 candidates from all around the UK and abroad have been coming to Bristol for our courses. Not only is Bristol a fantastic city and venue the process of travelling helps to further simulate the actual interview process.
Our ST3 Ortho Mock Interview Course is held in the scenic Engineers' House, Clifton Village, Bristol. Engineers' House is located near to Clifton Suspension Bridge and is a 10 minutes taxi ride or 20 minute bus ride from Bristol Temple Meads station.
The venue is a 2 minute walk from Clifton Village where you will find an eclectic mix of bars, restaurants and boutiques as well as useful high street shops.
Brunel’s Clifton Suspension Bridge, the Observatory and the famous Clifton downs are all within 3 minutes walk of Engineers House and a perfect place to escape to at the end of the ST3 Orthopaedic Interview course.
The nearest train station is Bristol Temple Meads, a 10 minute taxi journey from Engineers’ House. Get the bus for £1.50 (see below) from the station to Clifton Village.
Taxi ranks can be found at the train station. When leaving Engineers’ House the on site team can book one for you. We advise booking ahead to avoid waiting when you depart.
The number 8 and 9 buses stop directly outside Engineer’s House every 10 minutes and depart from the city centre and Bristol Temple Meads train station.