Training, Examinations & Professional Development

This section covers:

  • careers in paediatrics and child health
  • recruitment
  • training tools
  • examinations (including results lookup)
  • information for examiners
  • continuing professional development (CPD) and revalidation


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The College offers the Membership Examination (MRCPCH) and the Diploma in Child Health (DCH)

Updates - Examinations

Current or breaking news and information for trainees relating to the MRCPCH and DCH Examinations in the UK and overseas

Training & Assessment

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Postgraduate training

Guidance for those starting a career in paediatrics, currently in training or supporting trainees


Guidance for trainees on workplace-based assessments / supervised learning events (SLEs), and how to complete online

Professional development

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Education provision

Supporting you with a portfolio of quality assured opportunities - online and face-to-face

Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

Key requirements of the RCPCH CPD scheme and related resources, how to register, our CPD audit process