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.
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.

Latest news and blogs about training

Announcement

The national PAFTA winners 2022

Chair of the Trainees’ Committee, Dr Laura Kelly is delighted to announce the winners of this year’s national PAFTAs, celebrating paediatric training achievements across the UK.
President's blog

Improving the working lives of paediatricians - President's blog

Feeling valued and a sense of belonging is critical to good workplace culture, which is why our EDI work is so important. Camilla reflects on the collaboration and energy of our working group, alongside a range of College activity.

Latest resources about training

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COVID-19 and paediatric training

Since March 2020 the COVID-19 pandemic has caused unprecedented disruption to training and assessment in paediatrics in the UK as well as significant stresses to everyone's working and personal lives. We hope that, two years on, we are beginning to return to normal or at least to readjust to a new n...

Wewill introduce a new two-level, run through specialty training programme, ensuring it is flexible, fulfilling and fit-for-purpose. Explore our FAQs, best practice maps and updates from the College and members.

Volunteering opportunities for trainees

Volunteering opportunity

Chair of Trainees Oversight Committee - nominations open

Our Trainees Oversight Committee and the wider Trainee Network form a vital part of our work, representing trainee views on issues of service and training along with our wider work in paediatrics and child health. We are seeking a Chair for our Trainees Oversight Committee who will also sit as th...