Certification

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CCT class of 2017: Where are they now? Follow up survey

The Workforce team conducts a survey of new CCT (Certification of Completion of Training) and CESR (Certificate of Eligiblity for Specialist Registration) holders in paediatrics, approximately one year from their certification date. Below, read our key findings from the 2017 cohort study, and downlo...
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RCPCH START - guidance for trainees

START 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. There is an ...
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Certificate of Eligibility for Specialist Registration (CESR) Committee

The CESR is for doctors who wish to join the Specialist Register, whose specialist training, qualifications or experience was partly or completely acquired outside of an approved CCT (certificate of completion of training) programme. This committee supports this process.
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RCPCH ePortfolio (Kaizen) guidance for trainees

Paediatric trainees and your educational supervisors can use ePortfolio to record learning in all its forms and settings, and to monitor progress through the curriculum. It is is mandatory for all run-through and non run-through paediatricians in UK training posts. Find out how to use it with our...
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Sub-specialty recognition

Doctors on the GMC (General Medical Council) Specialist Register may also apply for their registration to be updated with an approved sub-specialty in paediatrics.
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Training guide

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.
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Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT)

Paediatricians are legally required to be listed on the Specialist Register at the General Medical Council (GMC) when they take up a substantive, honorary or fixed-term consultant appointment in the NHS. As a trainee, you must apply to the College for confirmation of your completion of training to e...