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.

Understanding training during the pandemic - our webinar

In early February, Dr David Evans, VP for Training and Assessment, and Dr Hannah Jacob, Trainees' Committee Chair, and College staff answered trainees' questions and concerns on ARCPs, potential redeployment, wellbeing and more... Catch up by watching our recording.

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


What led me to start my own BPSU study?

Dr Chenqu Suo, winner of the Sir Peter Tizard research bursary in 2018 and Co-Trainee Rep on the BPSU Scientific Committee tells us about her own study and how other trainees can get involved in research with the BPSU.

Message from the President - 12 February 2021

Russell covers the resurgence of media coverage and questions about PIMS, sharing resources and a "how to recognise" PIMS webinar. On recent and upcoming elections he gives a warm welcome and reminders to vote.

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