2021 Anaesthetics curriculum

The Guide to Anaesthetics Training - 2021 Curriculum (also known as The Handbook)

The handbook has been designed to support trainer and anaesthetists in training with the everyday practical aspects of implementing the new curriculum. This guide should be used in partnership with the 2021 Curriculum Assessment Guidance.

2021 Curriculum for a CCT in Anaesthetics document

This is the main curriculum document submitted for GMC approval.

The curriculum for ACCS training can be found on the ACCS website.

The learning syllabus

Details of the learning outcomes, capabilities and examples of evidence for each stage and domain of learning.

The Assessment Strategy

The rationale for, and content of, the programme of assessment. This strategy should be read in conjunction with the main curriculum document.

Training programme updates

Anyone who interacts or uses the curriculum is welcome to submit suggestions for revisions using our webform. All suggestions will be reviewed and considered by the Anaesthetic Curriculum Development and Assurance Group on a regular basis. 

If you would like to contact us, you can email the Anaesthetics Curriculum and Equivalence Team on training@rcoa.ac.uk or call on 020 7092 1550.

Please let us know what you think. If you feel the information on this page could be improved, please get in touch with us.

Last reviewed: 28 November 2022
Next review due: 27 November 2023