***** UPDATE 18 February 2021*****
“Many, many thanks, and more thanks for all the expert help and encouragement you gave, it was invaluable.”
The 2021 competition launched today with the deadline for applications at 5pm on 31 March 2021.
The 2021 competition is very similar to last year’s, although they have increased the character count for the main sections and the length of time you can draw your cases from. However, can I strongly recommend looking at the actual on-line application form, so that you fully understand what is required? Last year they made some changes and their guidance remains a bit opaque. However, I was advised: “It is possible to have an overlap when describing summary of practise (Section E) and providing case summaries. If applicants are having difficulty understanding what the form requires and feel the Guidance is insufficient, they are of course very welcome to contact the office directly.”
“Hi Tim. I’m pleased to tell you that your record of successfully getting people through continues. Many thanks for all your patience & it definitely made all the difference.”
First and foremost, do read the QC Appointment 2021 Guidance. But I would also strongly recommend that you consider the 2020 competition report and especially the panel’s approach to the competencies these will give you a real insight into who gets appointed and why.