Education and careers

We are a specialty that is rewarding, varied and where you can make a huge impact. As your College we're by your side from pre-med to retirement and wherever you career as a paediatrician takes you. Learn more about how we can help your development.

Progress+ is our new two-level, run through specialty training programme. All new trainees and most current trainees will follow the Progress+ curriculum, which aims to be both flexible and fulfilling.

Go to our Progress+ hub for the full curriculum and syllabi, FAQs and resources for trainees, educational supervisors and clinical leads. You'll also find case studies on the 11 new training principles and the 11 curriculum domains.

News about education and careers


Invitation to apply for a fully funded, one-year industry placement

RCPCH is delighted to announce an exciting partnership with Vertex and the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Medicine on the Vertex Physicians in Pharma Programme (VPiPP). This unique, one-year work placement is for clinicians in training who wish to enrich their curriculum and knowledge by understanding an...

Sub-specialty training applications open – here’s what you need to know

Paediatricians starting their specialty training (from ST5) in 2024-25 may apply for one of 16 sub-specialties from Wednesday 25 October. We have detailed guidance to support trainees through the recruitment process. And this year there’s an update for Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nut...