New eligibility criteria to become an FSRH Faculty Registered Trainer

Posted 10 October 2018

Date: 10 Oct 2018

Type: FSRH News and Information

Find out about new eligibility criteria required to become a Faculty Registered Trainer (FRT) due to start on 1 January 2019.

We have decided to make some changes to the eligibility criteria required to become a Faculty Registered Trainer (FRT). Based on member feedback and consultation, the changes will widen access for experienced trainers and ensure that we continue to deliver high-quality SRH education and training.

Approved by the FSRH General Training Committee, our Education Strategy Board and Council, these changes will start from 1 January 2019.

New eligibility criteria
The new eligibility criteria will be used for those applying for all Faculty Registered Trainer roles:

Teaching / education skills

  • Has passed the SRH postgraduate training course recognised by FSRH or

  • Has GMC recognition as a GP trainer or educational supervisor or

  • Has completed an Academy of Medical Educators accredited course (and/or be a Member of the AoME) or a Higher Education Academy accredited course (and/or Fellow of the HEA) or

  • Holds a recognised Post Graduate Certificate in Medical/Clinical/Healthcare Education.

SRH clinical knowledge

  • Holds a current DFSRH, MFSRH or FFSRH (and up to-date recertification) and

  • Is actively practicing in SRH 

  • Holds the relevant up to date Letter of Competence (if wishing to train on LoCs).

Applicants will also be expected to demonstrate knowledge of FSRH products and their commitment to the FSRH. Watch this space for further updates and news.

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