Plastic Surgery ST3 Secrets Interview Programme

Started on January 1, 1970

Date: On-demand; Venue: Virtual/Online

Plastic Surgery is one of the most competitive specialties at ST3 level. Posts are limited and many trainees after CST can spend 1-2 years doing a non-training trust grade job, before achieving success, and others either do not match or choose an alternative career pathway.

Time in the specialty during CST helps to strengthen the application, but there have been those who did 18 months of Plastic Surgery experience in CST who were unsuccessful, compared to those who had done the minimum requirement (6 months) who DID get an ST3 job! Thus, it is absolutely PIVOTAL to score highly in the interview process, to 1) secure a job and 2) secure a job in the desired geographical location in the UK, and interview preparation and technique will play a big role in your overall score.

The High Yield Plastic Surgery ST3 Secrets Interview Programme is UK’s premier high yield interview preparation programme, delivered by the highest calibre faculty. The faculty consists of a number #1 ranked candidate in the Country and Consultant Plastic Surgeons.

We have amalgamated past stations, techniques and frameworks to deliver the most focused and valuable course to get you ready to ACE the Plastic Surgery interviews!

Our philosophy is simple:- We want to maximise your time and provide the highest yield experience-based guidance based on real past interview stations, and teach you: WHAT to say; WHEN to say it; and HOW to say it. Articulation and structuring your answers with frameworks = points in the interview!

With the changes stipulated by the JCST and in light of COVID and virtual interviews, it is even more crucial to be succinct and to also focus on body language

1) Mock interview ONLY – sign up if you are interested in doing a full length mock interview only (£198)

2) Full Programme (details below): 4 hours of edited video content, virtual mock interview, and unlimited email support via application helpline (£498)

CONTENT (in line with the 2021 ST3 Interview changes):

Clinical: Key to this is delivery of information – SPEED and ACCURACY – We  explain exactly what we mean by these concepts. We cover past clinical stations and provide key frameworks to approach any scenario you may encounter

Interview psychology + how to optimise for a virtual interview: we discuss the art of interview psychology, backed by evidence-based literature, and hacks to optimise performance

Structured: We focus on clinical governance – how to effectively answer questions on clinical audit, research, teaching, management, ethics, risk management and patient safety

OSCE/Communication: We cover Consent and Call the boss scenarios, focussing on effective communication to get all the key points across efficiently and succinctly

Mock Interviews: practise the strategies and frameworks we teach you, in timed mock interviews; these can be arranged at a time convenient to you

The interview can be a daunting prospect, especially given how pivotal it is for your future professional working lives. But through this intensive, high-yield programme, we hope to give you the key tools to excel and stand out from the competition!


  • Mock interview viva session
  • Access to 4 hours of High Yield, edited video content
  • High Yield advice from a high calibre faculty
  • Application helpline – unlimited email support till the interviews


Welcome and Introduction

Clinical (Acute)

How to optimise for a virtual interview + interview psychology

Clinical (Elective)

Structured Interview 

Clinical communication (Consent)

Clinical communication (Call the boss)

Mock Interviews

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