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)

Examination pass rates

MRCPCH exam pass rates for all candidates, broken down by UK and overseas graduation - updated March 2014


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Postgraduate training

A resource section with a wide range of information useful to those developing a career in paediatrics


Guidance for all Paediatric trainees on workplace based assessment tools, such as DOPS, ePaedMiniCeX, ePaedMSF, ePaedCbD and...

Professional development

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E-learning resources

Support paediatricians and other child health professionals to achieve essential competences in many areas

Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

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