Training and assessment

Whether you're considering a paediatric career or are in the middle of your training pathway, we're here to support you. Read our guides to support your training, including the curriculum, assessment tools and ePortfolio. Have a voice through your Trainees Committee. And, browse other resources and news for trainees.

Paediatric training and redeployment

We recognise that redeployment of trainee paediatricians to adult services may be necessary through COVID-19 surges. Our guidance describes the principles that should minimise disruption to your training.

We are pleased to announce that six candidates have been nominated for this post. 

If you're a UK paediatrician on a CCT programme and registered with RCPCH, you should receive your ballot by post and email. The closing date is 12 noon, Monday 8 February.

From recruitment to certification...this is your handbook. It covers your annual review of competence progression (ARCP) and the varied options for your training.
Also known as Supervised Learning Events, these workplace-based assessment support your development and indicate possible improvements.
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With your educational supervisors, you'll use this online tool (on the 'Kaizen' platform) to record all learning and monitor your progress through the curriculum.

Training resources

Training news

We will introduce a new two-level, run through specialty training programme by 2023, ensuring it is flexible, fulfilling and fit-for-purpose.

Our new document, Paediatrician of the Future, sets out 11 training principles and ideas of how things can be achieved differently. We also have FAQs and updates from the College and members.

Volunteering opportunities for trainees