Tier 2B - Associate Trainer - Training Pathway

Tier 2b Educators - also known as Associate Trainers - can provide Clinical Supervision to Foundation Doctors or GP Trainees (up to ST2) in in-hours GP Services.

They are also automatically approved as Tier 2a Educators so can provide Out-of-Hours Clinical Supervision. 

Please click here to see the summary pathway of how to become an Associate Trainer.

To become an Associate Trainer please follow the 5 steps below:

Stage 1. E-learning

The first stage in becoming approved as a Tier 2 educator is completion of a series of e-learning modules. 

A list of the required modules and links to them can be found here.

Please note - you will be required to submit evidence of completion and reflect on your personal learning points as part of your approval form so would be advised to keep records as you complete the modules. 

Stage 2. Higher Educational Institute (HEI) Training Days

Once the e-learning is complete you will need to attend Tier 2 learning day(s) at one of the regions Higher Education Institutes. These events help you learn about the key ideas underpinning clinical education. 

A list of the courses and application details can be found here

Again, please keep records of your learning and reflection - they will help you to complete the application form. 

Stage 3. Health Education England (HEE) Hub Training Days

To help you put theory into real world practice you will then need to attend one of the Health Education England contact days - held at one of the training hubs across the region. 

Details of these days and booking can be found here. 

Stage 4. GP School Specific Training Days

And then to learn about the specifics of supervising a GP trainee including using the GP ePortfolio you will attend a GP school specific training day - the details of which will appear on the courses page here.

Stage 5. Applying for Approval/Reapproval

You are now ready to apply for approval as a Tier 2b educator! Click here to find out how to apply.

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