Educational Supervision for Trainers
(Training the Trainers)

The PMETB Generic Standards for Training (PMETB, 2009) states that all Doctors acting as supervisors for Junior Doctors must have completed specialist training to be able to do so.

Any Supervisor who does not complete appropriate training via a Deanery, College, Trust or University every three years may be unable to supervise Junior Doctors in the future.
There are multiple ways of completing an appropriate Training the Trainers course. Amongst other institutes the West Midlands Deanery offers direct participation courses. A list of available direct participation courses can be found and enrolled onto by clicking here.
The following documents can be downloaded and used for training sessions or for personal use:
If you do decide to attend one of our TTT courses then please print off the evaluation sheet below, complete and hand in after the session


Alternatively, you are also able to complete this training via E-learning. This form of training is instead of attending a course and is provided by the London Deanery. Please click here to access the TTT E-learning package.

All Clinical and Educational Supervisors to complete the following E-learning modules:

Involving patients in clinical teaching          Supervision       

Facilitating Learning in the Workplace         Giving Feedback

Workplace based assessments             Assessing Educational needs                           


In addition to the above, Educational Supervisors also need to complete the following modules:

Appraisals                                Small Group Teaching

Careers Support                     Setting Learning Objectives

Teaching Clinical Skills

As you complete each module you will be able to print your certificate. On completion of all appropriate modules please inform you Education Centre of your achievement who will update the Deanery Trainer Database accordingly. 

All available Educational Supervision For Trainers courses can be found here