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The Royal College of Psychiatrists Improving the lives of people with mental illness


Information for doctors training in psychiatry


Making a difference. Improving lives. Training in psychiatry.

This section is maintained by the Training & Workforce team at the College with the Psychiatric Trainees’ Committee (PTC) making regular contributions. We hope you’ll find everything you need here to help you through your training. If there’s anything you can’t find here but would like then please get in contact with us at 

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Student Associates

Student AssociatesConsidering a career psychiatry? check out Student Associates.

Portfolio - trainees

Portfolio Online

Access your eportfolio here.



GMC agrees way forward for trainees on examinations


All the information you need to guide you through.


CPD processes

Trainees Online

Online learning modules freely available to trainees registered with the College.





Who we are and what we do. Want to join us – find out how here. WATCH the short film.



National Recruitment
National Recruitment

Everything you need to apply for UK core and specialist training jobs.




Events | Conferences | Courses

Find out what’s going on and get involved.





Core and specialty curricula.



FAQs for trainees


Do you have questions about training? 

Check here for the answers to common questions.


Prizes for trainees


A list of all College prizes open to trainees.



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