Checklist for training planning

Use this checklist to help you create a detailed training plan.


The plan may consist of a series of linked documents. You will need to refer to the relevant STP curriculum which can be found in the Curriculum Library.

Item to include Content of item
Designated training officer Name and contact details
Other staff involved List and identify roles and responsibilities
Induction planned Dates, person responsible
Outline training timetable Include evidence of time allowed for academic work, work-based assessment, gathering evidence, CPD.

Indicative dates for attendance – remember to amend if circumstances change.

Milestones Identify some essential elements of training you would expect to see achieved by specific key dates.
Planned rotations Detailed plan for each rotation; site, supervisor and elements of training to be covered.
Clinical work planned (where appropriate) Nature of work and estimated dates
Planned progress review meeting dates Dates of meetings
Pastoral/HR/buddying or mentoring arrangements Name, role and contact details for each person
Physical resources provided List and note anything new that has to be procured
Training plan completed Signature of training officer
Awareness of annual leave dates for trainee and training officer

Example training plan

Take a look at this genomics training plan for ideas on how to create your own training plan.