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Recognition of Previous Training

Pathway for Recognition of Previously Acquired Capabilities to Bring Forward the End Date of a Training Programme


A trainee entering specialty training (core, higher or run through) may have acquired capabilities in a previous post which could contribute to the requirements of their specialty curriculum.   If requested by the trainee, these capabilities can be taken into account and should be assessed early after entry to a training programme and at the latest by the first Annual Review of Competence Progression (ARCP) panel. In doing so, a decision can be made on whether adjustment of the provisional programme end date or Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) date is appropriate.

To aid trainees and trainers this pathway should be used when considering whether evidence of prior capabilities can be used as a basis to shorten the duration of a specialty training programme.


Full details are available here: Recognition of Previous Training

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