Educators Development – Tier 2 ‘Clinical Supervisor) and Tier 3 (Educational Supervisor)

Tier 2 ‘Clinical Supervisor) and Tier 3 (Educational Supervisor)

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 ( 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:

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


The approval process for Primary Care educators can be found here