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

President's blog

How do we respond to workforce challenges? - President's blog

In this edition Camilla explores workforce challenges and the recent reports and surveys on this issue. She also congratulates our new Chair of the Trainee Oversight Committee and settles down to listen to our new podcast on advocating for child health.

Neonates and community - RCPCH Progress+

We are aware that there is some anxiety around RCPCH Progress+, which goes live in summer 2023, and the rethink of how trainee paediatricians will gain their neonatal and communities experience. We recognise that these are valid concerns and that this change is coming at an ever increasingly challen...

Latest resources about training

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.

Volunteering opportunities for trainees