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Pre-CCT Trainer Workshop

Aims and objectives

The course, which is designed to enable final-year trainees to be “trainer-ready” at CCT, is suitable for all those who are about to undertake an educational role and covers the fundamentals of both Clinical and Educational Supervision.  

The course will be delivered in two parts - the 1st part is an eLearning module which is to be completed prior to the start of the course with the 2nd part being an online workshop.

Learning outcomes

The Pre-CCT Trainer Workshop consists of an online module and a workshop. 

Online module

The online module, which must be completed before attending the workshop covers the following areas.


  • Recognition of Trainer requirements  
  • The Educational Governance Structure
  • The NES Quality Management Framework 

Educational Activities:

  • Departmental/practice induction
  • Educational meetings
  • On-the-job teaching
  • Assessment & feedback

There are tasks to complete from the module. These will be used for discussion at the workshop to follow. 

The workshop

The workshop will focus on the following areas:

  • The learning environment
  • Giving effective feedback
  • The Educational Supervisor’s report 

Target audience

This entry-level workshop is aimed at final year trainees only - including final year GP trainees (those within 1 year of CCT at the time of the course).

To be eligible to apply for the Pre-CCT Trainer Workshop, you must be within 1 year of your CCT date at the time of the course.  Your eligibility to attend will be checked prior to the course. 


There is a charge of £50 for this course. 

Cancellations and refunds: Please note that full automated refund can be generated from the Portal for cancellations up to 4 weeks prior to the course.  Within 4 weeks of the course date, refunds may be given in exceptional circumstances only.  NES reserves the right to remove anyone from a course, without the offer of a refund, if they are unable to fully participate.  

Course dates





 Monday, 4th November 2024


 Adobe Connect (online course)

 Full - waiting list

 Friday, 6th December 2024


 Adobe Connect (online course)

 Full - waiting list

We are arranging new dates - please check back soon.

 Last updated: 9th July 2024

Register and book

Places can be booked via Turas - search "Pre-CCT Trainer Workshop". Alternatively please click on this link which will take you directly to the booking site on Turas

The booking can be completed via the Course dates tab. Once you select to book, you have 30 minutes to complete the booking otherwise the space will be available to others.  

Technical guidance

This course is run via Adobe Connect. By booking onto this course, you are committing to download the Adobe Connect app (instructions will be given upon booking) and using Adobe Connect as instructed.  You will be expected to have your webcam visible during the course. It is the delegate's responsibility to ensure they can access the workshop appropriately and have sufficient connection speed to participate. All delegates require a laptop or desktop computer, with functioning webcam & microphone to participate in the course.  Please DO NOT use mobiles phones, iPads/tablets as this may significantly restrict your ability to fully participate. In doing so, you risk being removed from the workshop by facilitators. NES reserves the right to remove anyone from a course, without the offer of a refund, if they are unable to fully participate.

Delegates should take part in a short audio-visual test with a course facilitator, in advance of the workshop.  Test dates and times will be made available by email.

Please note: We request that anyone attending these courses not be on call and ensure mobile phones & devices are switched off.  

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Please contact us at: nes.tdc.admin@nes.scot.nhs.uk

This page was last updated on: 09.07.2024 at 14.29