Information and Resources for FSRH Registered Trainers

FSRH Registered Trainers will find a resource library below of various documents and information which will support the delivery of the FSRH Diploma and Letters of Competence.

Course of 5 Materials

The confidential course notes for the Course of 5 can be obtained by emailing your name and FSRH Registered Trainer number to 

Clinical Experience and Assessment Materials for the FSRH Diploma

*The full range of Diploma clinical experience and assessment forms are available in the NES e-portfolio. Please log into your NES e-portfolio and select Menu, then Blank Forms to generate examples.

General Training Programmes

This pack contains the information about the organisation and governance of the FSRH General Training Programmes (currently the FSRH Diploma and Letters of Competence), including Peripatetic General Training Programmes, as well as descriptions of the roles of the General Training Programme Director (GTPD) and, when applicable, the Associate General Training Programme Director. 

The relevant forms for the appointment, resignation and recognition of a new GTPD are included in this document. Download the pack.   

Top Tips for Letter of Competence Trainers

Please find below two useful short summary documents giving top tips for Letter of Competence trainers:


The General Training Committee (GTC) review applications for General Training Program Directors quarterly.

The deadline for applications each quarter is as follows:

  • 7th June 2018 to be reviewed on the 21 June 2018
  • 30th August 2018 to be reviews on the 13 September 2018
  • 8th November 2018 to be reviewed on the 22 November 2018

This is to allow for applications to be reviewed at GTC, and the outcome of any decision will be communicated no later than 2 weeks after the date of the General Training Committee (4 weeks after the date of application submission deadline). Interval applications will not be considered unless there are exceptional circumstances. Existing GTPDs who are approaching retirement or are due to leave their service are encouraged to consider work-force planning issues with these dates in mind - in order to allow for new GTPD to be appointed in time for their planned departure.

FSRH Regional Training Advisors

Find out more Information about FSRH qualifications

Read more about the Diploma Qualifications (DFSRH)

Read more about the Letter of Competence Intrauterine Techniques (LoC IUT)

Read more about the Letter of Competence Subdermal Implants (LoC SDI)

Personal beliefs guidance:

At the time of application for your FSRH qualification, you need to confirm you have read the 6 principles of care as outlined in the “Guidance for those undertaking or recertifying FSRH qualifications whose personal beliefs conflict with the provision of abortion or any method of contraception” and agree to abide by them in practice. It is, therefore, important to have read this document prior to commencing training.

Intellectual Property Rights
All intellectual property rights for any FSRH qualification including documents, materials and content belonging to and produced by the FSRH should not be used for purposes other than FSRH training. Should you wish to use any of the IPR for purposes other than FSRH training you must seek the FSRH’s approval in writing with your request via our copyright request form. We aim to respond to submissions of this nature within one working week.