RCPCHStart means Specialty Trainee Assessment of Readiness for Tenure. It guides trainees as they prepare for completion of training and practice as a new consultant paediatrician. Find out how to check your eligibility, apply and pay, and how it fits in with your educational supervision.
From recruitment to certification... this is your RCPCH guide to paediatric specialty training in the UK. It covers your annual review of competence progression (ARCP) and the varied options for your training.
Our RCPCHStart assessors support this assessment for paediatric trainees who are preparing for their first role as a consultant. This page has information to support current assessors.
Our guidance is for trainee paediatricians in the UK, and explains each of our tools for assessments. These assessments are available on your RCPCH ePortfolio (Kaizen). You can also download forms and templates at the bottom of this page.
The Assessment Executive oversees the development, implementation, and quality of College assessments within the College Assessment strategy.