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 assessments support your development and indicate possible improvements.
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With your educational supervisors, you'll use this online tool (on the risr/advance platform, formerly Kaizen) to record all learning and monitor your progress through the curriculum.

We will 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.

Latest news and blogs about training


Just over six months until Progress+

Our new two-level training programme comes in from August 2023. If you're feeling overwhelmed or just a bit nervous about this change, don't panic! Dr Cathryn Chadwick, VP for Training and Assessment and Dr Emma Dyer, Chair of the Trainees Committee explain.

Latest resources about training


#ChoosePaediatrics - our careers booklet

Can you find your ultimate career in paediatrics? Explore the exciting opportunities this specialty has to offer in our careers booklet. It's packed full of advice and resources from current trainees and paediatricians from all levels giving you top tip information from recruitment to the varied car...