Applications to become a GP Trainer are NOW OPEN!

We are pleased to announce that we are now accepting applications for the next GP Training ‘Learning and Teaching Programme’ for 2022/23.

The number of GP Trainees within Northern Ireland has increased, and whilst this is excellent news, it is important that there is a sufficient number of eligible GP Training Practices to help deliver the level of training required.

Why become a GP Trainer?

Benefits include:

  • Funding Opportunities for your Practice
  • New peer-support network
  • Better GP Retention opportunities for your Practice
  • Enhanced reputation for your Practice
  • Gain a different perspective on General Practice work
  • Develop as a mentor and educator

What is the eligibility criterion?

To meet the eligibility criteria you must:

  • be a Partner or salaried doctor in a GP Practice
  • have adequate capacity within the Practice for training
  • have been on Primary Medical Performer’s List in Northern Ireland for at least 2 years post certification
  • have worked at least 4 sessions with another GP Trainer if based in a current training practice; or 5 or more sessions if based within a new training practice
  • complete the NIMDTA Learning & Teaching (L&T) Programme and passed the Portfolio assessment within a suitable timeframe (see ‘Becoming a GP Trainer’ booklet for further info). To being L&T you must also have been on Primary Medical Performer’s List in Northern Ireland for at least 1 year post certification.
  • have no current undertakings or conditions applied by the GMC or HSCB.

How do I apply?

Applications take just 5 minutes to complete online.

You will need:

  • GMC Registration Number
  • Practice Number/Code
  • List of relevant qualifications

To begin your application click here

The closing date for applications is Friday 12 August 2022.

Further Information and support:

For full details on L&T courses and to view a list of frequently asked questions click here

Alternatively, please email any specific queries to: