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Taking Time Out of Foundation Programme is governed by the Foundation Reference Guide and is maintained by the UKFPO (UK Foundation Programme Office).
Occasionally it may be necessary for a Foundation trainee to take out of their two-year Foundation Programme for a number of reasons including
Foundation trainees who want to take time out should firstly discuss this with their Educational Supervisor and Foundation Programme Director. Time out is usually only granted between the end of FY1 and beginning of FY2 for a period of 12 months to avoid foundation trainees becoming out of phase. Anyone wishing to apply should complete the request form and submit it to the Foundation School Manager, who will link with the relevant Associate Dean for Foundation.
The following process should be followed:
Further guidance can be found on the UKFPO website.