AKT Support – The CAST Programme

The Curriculum and AKT Support for Training (CAST) Programme is open to all KSS GP Speciality Trainees to aid Applied Knowledge Test (AKT) Preparation. The various resources are designed to be utilised from early ST1, throughout ST2 with additional targeted support for resitting candidates.

Please find below useful AKT resources.

AKT Guide for Trainees 2023

‘Introduction To Learning’ e-module (Dyslexia screening included)

‘The Final Countdown’ e-module – To be completed 6 weeks before AKT exam date

‘AKT – The Masterclass‘ e-module

Introduction to AKT Webinar

This webinar is aimed at KSS GP Trainees who are aiming to sit the AKT. We would recommend you attend at least one of our preparation webinars.

The webinars will take place on:

• 08 February 2024, 19:00 – 20:30

If you are unable to attend this webinar a recording can be found in the ‘Introduction To Learning’ e-module

To register or receive more information on these webinars please email england.ksspc.gpschool@nhs.net

AKT Learning Sets

The KSS GP School Curriculum Team are excited to announce a new series of KSS AKT Peer Learning sets. Every session will cover a different topic highlighted by the RCGP within AKT Summary Reports. All trainees are welcome to these sessions and will help you familiarise yourself with the RCGP Curriculum content and prepare for the AKT.

The sessions will take place on:

• 18 January 2024 12:00 – 13:00

• 01 February 2024

• 08 February 2024

• 29 February 2024

• 07 March 2024

• 13 March 2024

• 14 March 2024

• 04 April 2024

• 10 April 2024

• 18 April 2024

To register or receive more information on these webinars please email england.ksspc.gpschool@nhs.net

If you are unable to attend the learning sets the recordings can be found in our Peer Learning Sets online library

Professional Support Unit referrals

KSS Peer Learning Sets (and online library)

The Rematch’ e-module

Every KSS GPST will be contacted by either their local Training Programme Director or the CAST Programme Team for an individual 1-1 to formulate an educational plan towards their resit attempt

ATK Resit Webinar

This webinar is aimed at KSS GP Trainees who are aiming to resit the AKT

Thursday 07 March 2024, 1900 – 2030

To register or receive more information on these webinars please email england.ksspc.gpschool@nhs.net

If you are unable to attend this webinar a recording can be found in the ‘The Rematch’ e-module

If you have any questions or queries, please contact: england.ksspc.gpschool@nhs.net

Meet the CAST Programme Team

Dr Pavan Uppal
Lead for CAST Programme Pavan.Uppal@hee.nhs.uk
Dr Joshua Getty
TPD Covering Sussex Joshua.Getty@hee.nhs.uk
Dr Shobha Ravindra
TPD Covering West Kent
Shobha.Ravindra@hee.nhs.uk
Dr Akosua Aidoo
TPD Covering East Kent and Surrey Akosua.Aidoo@hee.nhs.uk