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Annual Review of Competence Progression (ARCP)

What is an ARCP?

You will receive an ARCP (Annual Review of Competence Progression) at least on an annual basis.  It is a process which enables you and the deanery to record that you are gaining all competencies required by your training programme at an appropriate rate and through appropriate experience.  It is not in itself a means or tool of assessment.

The Deanery will notify you of the dates of your ARCP.  It has been agreed that GPST are required to submit their evidence at least two weeks before the date of the ARCP.  The Deanery expects a level of professionalism from all trainees and educational supervisors in this respect and requires trainees to work towards and meet this submission date.  Failure to do so will result in the issue of an outcome 5, unless exceptional circumstances apply. 

You will be notified of your ARCP by email, 8 weeks before the date of the ARCP review.



GP ARCP review dates between August 2022 to May 2023:

  • Wednesday 31st August 2022
  • Tuesday 27th September 2022
  • Thursday 27th October 2022
  • Tuesday 22nd November 2022
  • Tuesday 13th December 2022
  • Wednesday 14th December 2022
  • Thursday 15th December 2022
  • Tuesday 10th January 2023
  • Wednesday 11th January 2023
  • Thursday 12th January 2023
  • Wednesday 25th January 2023
  • Thursday 26th January 2023
  • Wednesday 22nd February 2023
  • Tuesday 28th February 2023
  • Thursday 23rd March 2023
  • Wednesday 26th April 2023
  • Tuesday 23rd May 2023

The main Scotland Deanery ARCP pages can be found here.

This page was last updated on: 05.09.2022 at 10.50