Guide to producing good competency evidence

Last Updated: 14th October 2020

Good competency evidence should show how you undertook and understood the activity.

Different format types as evidence of competency

These are the different format types as evidence, which can be used for achieving competencies during your training.

When creating your competency evidence, you should try and use a variety of format types. These could include:

  • Presentations
  • Witness statements
  • Reports
  • Podcasts
  • Photographs
  • Videos
  • Case studies and real-life scenarios, case-based discussions
  • Observations
  • Summaries of discussions and reflective accounts
  • Quality/health and safety incidents
  • Observations of practical tasks
  • Observations of patient interactions
  • Feedback and surveys
  • Involvement with patients
  • Attendance at training events and conferences
  • Attendance at meetings with minutes showing contribution from trainee
  • Work as a STEM ambassador