Supporting Future Educators

Expression of Interest for Cohort 2 are now open

Following the success of our Supporting Future Educators Programme, helping to steer you through the journey of becoming a first time educator at Tier 3 we are pleased to let you know we are running a second cohort.

Programme Outline

To view HEE’s interactive guidance on becoming a Tier 3 trainer, click here.

Here are some dates for your diary and what to expect from the sessions:


Virtual e-learning session – Tuesday 22nd November 2022 – 7.30pm – 9pm

Join local Training Programme Director, Dr Emma Hamilton who will host an informal chat about what to expect as an Educator, a chance to ask questions.

During this evening session you will cover:

  • Fundamental – Which online learning modules do I have to do?
  • Fundamental – How do I become a GP educator?
  • Advanced – Tier 3 only – so I’ve watched the panopto videos – what next?


Virtual e-learning session – Tuesday 17th January 2023 – 7.30pm – 9pm

During this evening session you will cover:

  • Covering COTs
  • CATs
  • CEPs

If you were unable to attend session 1, please watch this video to provide you with the key information you will need.

Prior to attending this session please complete the e-learning modules (step 2).


Virtual e-learning session – Tuesday 7th February 2023 – 7.30pm – 9pm

During this evening session you will cover:

  • Learning log entries
  • Educator notes
  • PDP

Prior to attending this session please complete the HEE hub day videos (stage 4).


Independent Learning

As part of this programme, you will have to allow some independent time to look at the following videos:

Fundamental – Differential attainment (1.5h) – This was talked about in the 1st session in November, however there was a keynote talk given by Sally Derrick who developed the transition project and it’s well worth a watch.

Intermediate – Wider workforce (16mins)
Intermediate – Reasons to become a training practice (3mins)


Face-to-face 2 day session – Thursday 16th and Friday 17th March 2023- Book your place here

During this 2-day session you will cover:

  • Urgent and Unscheduled care
  • CSR
  • ESR
  • ARCP
  • Prescribing assessment
  • Exams – AKT and RCA/SCA

Prior to attending this session you will need to have completed everything that has been covered in the evening sessions as well as the independent learning. As a part of this session, we will also support you with completing your application form.


We are pleased to be able to offer you a contribution towards your time of £2000 to become a new Tier 3 Educator*

If you submit an application for a first time Learning Organisation approval, the Practice will also receive £2,000*

*Please note, the funding offer of £2,000 is available to new educators who have not previously been approved at Tier 2a or Tier 2b. Funding will be paid for applications submitted by Sunday 30th April 2023 and interviews completed during May and June for approval in July 2023. Application submission is not a guarantee of funding being reserved and paid, this will be reviewed alongside any other funding applications to become a Learning Organisation and we will be in touch to confirm the funding allocation.

How do I register my interest?

Please complete the short expression of interest form below. When you have finished please click the ‘Submit’ button.

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