Are you interested in becoming a Trainer?
The benefits of becoming a Trainer/Training Practice:
For the Trainer:
For the Practice:
In order to become a GP Trainer the following steps must be completed:
GPs that are interested in becoming a GP Trainer should in the first instance contact their local GP Specialty Training Programme Directors (TPD) and express their intention to start the process of becoming a Trainer and also contact the GP Trainer Quality Assurance team for information on how to complete their application.
Detailed information on the role of a GP Trainer and the training curriculum can be found on the RCGP website.
Important information regarding timelines.
To ensure sufficient time is given for all involved with approving new GP trainers and to ensure that the Training schemes are given adequate notice of new trainers on their scheme it is imperative that prospective Trainers are aware of the deadlines for submitting and informing the approval team of their intention to be interviewed to become a GP Trainer.
Those Intending GP trainers wishing to start training in August must complete the GP Trainer Approval app by 1st March prior to the intending August start date.
Those Intending GP trainers wishing to start training in February must complete the GP Trainer Approval app by 1st October prior to the intending February start date.
All non-training practices must be visited prior to interview
If you have any further questions on the approval process please contact the GP Trainer Quality Assurance team.
Based in Leeds
0113 887 1634
0113 887 1693
0113 887 1583
Becoming a GP Trainer
Standards and Evidence - REFERENCE ONLY
Understanding the Standards
Intending GP Mentorship
TPD Informal Visit Report
TPD Structured Report
Declaration of Conduct and Health Issues