Trainer guidance and documentation

An area for all VT trainers to view guidance and documentation

Determination X

Practices new to vocational training and existing vocational training practices can apply for funding under Determination X of the SDR for improvements to the training surgery within the training practice to satisfy vocational training standards.

Certain restrictions will apply to applications for funding as outlined in the documents below as well as in the SDR itself.

LEP Guidance

Below is a guide of conduct during external LEPs visits covering what is required in the following areas:

  • Before the LEP
  • At the practice
  • The LEP
  • After the LEP
  • General Points

Below is also a guide on how to address Need Improvements on Turas Portfolio covering the process and what is expected.

Click below to download the documents.

LEP Etiquette
Trainer Scoring Matrix for 2021-2022 Training Year

In recent years, NHS Education for Scotland (NES) have received more Trainer applications than posts available and a scoring system has been devised to differentiate between appointable candidates. Earlier this year, a group was convened involving both Trainer and Adviser representation and the criteria for scoring were modified slightly. The criteria for use in the coming recruitment cycle is available below for your information.