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Training Programme Director (TPD) course

Target Audience

Existing, or prospective Training Programme Directors (Foundation and Specialty), Local Programme Leads of National Training Programmes

Anyone wishing to attend this course, should ideally have already attended a Trainer workshop or equivalent and it is desirable - although not essential - to have attended a Supporting Trainees with Difficulty course.

Course Content

  • Setting the scene / sharing best practice
  • Induction
  • Service / Training dynamics
  • Programme Management
  • Quality Management 
  • ARCP / RITA / Foundation sign-off

Course Cost


All payments will be made online through the NES portal.

All bookings for FDA Courses are made through the FDA Platform

Course Dates


Please contact the FDA Admin Team (FDA.Admin@nes.scot.nhs.uk) for more information.