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Approved Specialty Curriculum and Associated Assessment System 2010

Training in Paediatrics is designed in three levels:

  • Paediatrics level 1 (ST1 -3)
  • Paediatrics level 2 (ST4 -5)
  • Paediatrics level 3 (ST6 -8)

Click the link below to access the complete curriculum and associated assessment system for all levels of training.

Paediatric Subspecialties:

After successfully completing Paediatrics Level 2, doctors have the opportunity to undertake training in Paediatrics Level 3 or apply to undertake a paediatric subspecialty. Click on the links below to view the subspecialty documentation.

Training in the subspecialty of Paediatric emergency medicine can be taken on through both Paediatric and Emergency Medicine training pathways.

Approved Specialty Curriculum and Associated Assessment System 2007

Specialty Curriculum and Assessment System Blueprint

All trainees must follow levels one and two, as listed below. They may then decide to follow level three or one of the listed subspecialties.


Associated Assessment System for Paediatric Subspecialties apart from Paediatric Emergency Medicine

Click on the links below to view the relevant documents.

Approved Annual College Summary 2008/2009