Annual leave must be approved by the department in which you will be working when taking the leave.
Under normal circumstances, half of each year's annual leave entitlement should be taken during each 6 month placement. Any variation from this must be agreed in advance with the departments with whom you are working for that leave year.
ST1-ST3 trainees are allocated 27 days per annum.
ST4-ST8 trainees are allocated 32 days per annum.