NHS England East of England Approval Process of Clinical and Educational Supervisors
(Secondary Care only) - 3 Steps


Step 1 - Training

Newly appointed Clinical/Educational Supervisors or those who need re-approval are required to choose one option of training:

Option 1

Course delivered by College (fee applicable)

For more details, including dates and fees, please contact your College.

Option 2

Approved Trust course (free of charge)

NB. this applies for courses approved in 2022 onwards

 For more details please contact Postgraduate Centre in your Trust. 

Option 3

Tiered Approach (contract, but free of charge for individuals)

NB. Both components need to be completed:

 NB. E-learning modules (https://www.e-lfh.org.uk/) are no longer required, although we recommend completing modules relevant for School/Specialty.

The above training is required every 3 or 5 years (depends on Trust policy)


Step 2 - Approval at Trust level

Once training completed, NHSE EoE approval form to be signed by DME/MEM and submitted to the Faculty Support Team for processing: england.educatorsfaculty.eoe@nhs.net.


Step 3 - GMC Connect records

GMC Connect details will be updated accordingly, and confirmation sent to MEM.  Please ensure exact dates of training and approval/re-approval are provided. Any queries can be sent to england.educatorsfaculty.eoe@nhs.net.


The approval process for Primary Care educators can be found here https://heeoe.hee.nhs.uk/general_practice/becoming-gp-educator 


Information for Trusts - How to obtain approval for Trust course

Local Trust CS/ES training courses  -  Approval process

Trusts to submit:

  • Programmes: content, dates & timing
  • Link to GMC domains of learning
  • List of faculty members

The above details need to be sent to england.educatorsfaculty.eoe@nhs.net. We are aiming to review requests within a week. 

Approved Trust course content :

  • Induction and the Educational Contract
  • Educational Theory (including feedback, GMC domains of learning, assessment)
  • Roles of Educational and Clinical Supervisors
  • Trainee in / with Difficulty
  • Professional Support and Wellbeing Service (PSW)
  • Study Leave, OOP, LTFT
  • SuppoRTT
  • Educational Supervisor reports
  • ARCP and outcomes
  • Differential Attainment
  • Quality
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