It should state the assigned roles and responsibilities of the workplace supervisor and all others involved in training including the research supervisor, training co-ordinator and mentor. Every training plan will be different and bespoke to each individual trainee.
Key areas we would expect to see covered
- Time for the online portfolio and workplace the assessments.
- Time for 1:2:1 meetings and feedback to trainees.
- Time for Annual Review of Progression (ARP).
- Roles and responsibilities of individuals responsible for delivering training.
- Public and patient involvement opportunities.
- MAHSE course, assessment, and workshop dates.
- Research and Innovation Project timeline for Ethical approval, R&D approval, Proposal, Literature Review and write up.
- Other assessment timelines e.g., FRCPath, IAPS, CEng
- Workplace Commitments – UKAS, IQIPS, Restructuring, Relocation etc
- The plan should identify other departments or organisations contributing to the training.
- Life events.
Good training planning means the trainee and workplace supervisor jointly developing and agreeing the training plan, communication and collaboration is key.
- being adaptable
- being flexible
- being realistic to ensure it is achievable