Higher Level Training Requirements

Your ARCP will be conducted entirely from the evidence presented on your Royal College e-Portfolio

The evidence will be assessed in a structured manner according to the following checklist.

All the below information must be attached your ESSR. Failure to do so will lead to you having an unfavourable ARCP Outcome.


Your Educational Supervisor should refer to the checklist when reviewing your ESSR.


Progress Page (red/green page)

  • Completion of sufficient Units of Training
    • ST5
      • Sufficient Units of Training to allow completion of Higher Level Training in the following year
    • ST6
      • Neuro
      • Cardio-thoracics
      • ICM
      • Paediatric Anaesthesia
      • General Duties Essential Units
        • Airway
        • Management of Respiratory and Cardiac Arrest
        • Perioperative Medicine
      • General Duties Optional Units (minimum of 6)
        • Day Surgery
        • Head, Neck, MaxFax and Dental
        • General/Urology/Gynae
        • Non Theatre
        • Obstetrics
        • Orthopaedics
        • Regional
        • Sedation
        • Transfer
        • Trauma and Stabilisation
        • Vascular
  • Learning Agreement
  • PDP’s
  • Interim Progress Report – at least 3, covering the educational reviews at 3, 6 and 9 months
  • MSF Summary – annually (1 per calendar year)

ESSR

  • Primary FRCA Exam Evidence – enter date on ESSR
  • Certificates – enter dates on ESSR
    • IAC
    • IAOC
    • BLTC
    • ILTC
  • Final FRCA Exam Evidence – enter date on ESSR
  • RCoA Logbook Summary(s) – Year being assessed and cumulative ST Logbook
  • Library Evidence – all evidence attached to this year’s ARCP record
    • Courses
      • ALS or APLS in date
    • Child Protection Level 2 – valid for 3 years (attach evidence)
    • Equality and Diversity Training – valid for 3 years (attach evidence)
    • Surveys
      • JEST
      • GMC
    • Attendance at Post Fellowship Study Days
    • Attendance at Professional Development Course Days
    • Management Course (eg. Keele) – ST6 or ST7
  • Quality Improvement Activity – e.g. Audit
  • Teaching
  • Reflective Practice
  • Comments
    • Educational Supervisor
    • College Tutor

Higher Anaesthesia ARCP Checklist


Curriculum – Higher Level Training (Annex D) V1.7