This course provides instruction and hands-on practice in all methods of operative vaginal birth (both non-rotational and rotational) to facilitate the achievement of the OSAT competencies on the RCOG Training matrix. Techniques for performing a caesarean section at full dilatation are also covered.The course consists of:Short lecturesHands-on workshops including lecture on medicolegal issues, updates on consentSimulator for practicing instrumental and caesarean deliveryOne-to-one teaching Small group discussions on teamworkCommunication and feedback VenueWrexham Medical Institute, Croesnewydd Road, Wrexham, North Wales, LL13 7YPCourse ConvenorDr Lynda Verghese MRCOG