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 and updates to support your training, including the Progress+ curriculum, assessment tools and your ePortfolio, plus an introduction to your Trainees Committee.
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 assessments support your development and indicate possible improvements.
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With your educational supervisors, you'll use this online tool to record all learning and monitor your progress through the Progress curriculum. ePortfolio is on the risr/advance platform (formerly Kaizen).
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Are you a new ST1 trainee?

We have all the tools and tips you need to know to kickstart your paediatric journey. With a handy checklist for your first month and a jargon buster!

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Your journey into paediatrics begins here - preparing for the ST1 interview

Applications for next year's Specialty Training 1 (ST1) posts in paediatrics open in late October, with interviews in early 2024. It's not too soon to start your prep, and our Officer for Recruitment and Trainee Representative for Recruitment have teamed up to give you essential updates and tips.

Research awards - now open for applications

Each year the College hosts research awards recognising contributions towards paediatric research. This year we are taking applications for the Simon Newell Award, in partnership with Great Ormond Street Hospital, and the RCPCH-NIHR PIER Prize.

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