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Training the Trainers

Start: 16/03/2022 09:00
End: 23/03/2022 16:30

Location: Online

This is a two day course run over two consecutive weeks

This course is essential for all clinical trainers and educators, is led by an expert faculty and specifically designed for adult learners. It is highly interactive, with an emphasis on small group work and collaborative breakout sessions.

Register to develop your knowledge, skills and attitudes to enhance teaching sessions, give effective feedback, improve assessment technique and how to deliver difficult appraisals.

The course is suitable for all consultants and senior trainees, and is recognised as fulfilling the requirements to be an educational and clinical supervisor.

It is also recognised for the theoretical component of the ‘Medical Education’ Advanced Training Skills Module (ATSM). This course is valid for three years, and must be completed prior to completion of the practical component of the ATSMs.

This course will run over two consecutive weeks and numbers are limited to 36

Peer feedback:

9 out of 10 virtual delegates in 2021 said the information speakers delivered met their educational needs.

“Excellent course, very relevant topics and instructions were clear and useful.”  

“The length of the days and how the time was utilised was well planned, everything kept to time perfectly.”

On-demand accessible learning

Our state-of-the-art virtual events platform allows you to access all content for three months post-event.

This means you can watch from wherever you are in the world and at a time convenient for you. Your on-demand access means no programme clashes, and saves on travel time and extra arrangements.

This is an excellent, bite-sized approach to learning which supports flexible and accessible educational content for doctors globally

Why attend

  • Understand the principles of adult learning
  • Know when and how to use different teaching methods
  • Be able to teach and train in different clinical settings
  • Understand the importance and principles of feedback
  • Be able to develop effective learning environments
  • Be able to design and organise a teaching programme
  • Understand the principles of appraisal and assessment
  • Understand principles and importance of reflective practice and evaluation
  • Understand structure of postgraduate training and need for quality control of education

Who should attend

  • All consultants who wish to be educational and/or clinical supervisors
  • All ST6s and ST7s
  • All trainees undertaking the ATSM in medical education

Course Convenor

Mr Nick Myerson FRCOG, Leeds

Deputy Course Convenor

Miss Jane Siddall FRCOG, Oxford

Honorary Director of Conferences

Mr Andrew Sizer FRCOG, Shrewsbury

Deputy Honorary Director of Conferences

Mr Dudley Robinson FRCOG, London


The registration fee (inclusive of online discount and VAT) for this event is:

Band A including UK rates:

  • Standard Rate – £410.00
  • Fellow/Members Rate – £368.00
  • Trainee Rate – £330.00
  • Allied Healthcare Professional Rate – £275.00

Band B and C rate:

  • Standard rate: £205.00

View the country bandings here

How to book

  1. Sign into the RCOG website or create your account here – you need to be registered with the RCOG website to book on to an event

  2. Check that your card billing address is listed in ‘My account’ > ‘My details’ > ‘Addresses’, as you will need this in order to complete your booking
  3. Check that your details are correct in ‘My account’ > ‘My details’ > ‘Career stage’, as we will use this to calculate your registration fee
  4. Return to this page
  5. Scroll down to the bottom of the page to find the booking form, which will appear once you are logged in


Alternatively, you can download and complete the booking form, then email it to, although if you book using this method you will not receive the £10 online discount.

If you would like your hospital or trust to be invoiced for your place, please read the events FAQs for further details.

For any queries, regarding this event please contact:

Events Team

For any queries regarding sponsorship and exhibition, please contact:

Natasha Hagenbuch – Corporate Development Manager

You need to be logged in to the RCOG website to make an online booking. Please go to the log-in page.