If you meet the entry requirements, the Faculty of Paediatrics General Division Professional Competence Scheme allows you to maintain meet your professional competence requirements.
Once your enrolment is complete, we will give you access to exclusive resources and advice tailored for doctors in Paediatrics.
You can also browse our wide range of CPD-approved courses and educational programmes suitable for doctors in your specialty.
If you are on the General or Supervised Division and do not meet the entry requirements for this Scheme, you can enrol on the Institute of Medicine General Division Scheme.
If you are on the Specialist Division, you should enrol on a Specialist Division Professional Competence Scheme.
If you’re not sure which Scheme you should enrol on, contact us and we will be glad to help.
If you were enrolled on a Professional Competence Scheme during 2021-2022, you don’t need to complete another application. You are however required to renew your enrolment each year - just log in to www.rcpi.ie and you will find the link to pay. Contact us if you need help with this.
If your an annual subscription fee for membership of RCPI or one of our faculties is up to date, you will be entitled to a discount.
The method of payment is credit or debit card, taken at the end of the online application process.
3D security on credit card payments in Europe: It is now a requirement that City and Postcode (Eircode) are contained in an address. When completing your application, please make sure you have entered your full address and PostCode before you proceed through to payment of your enrolment fee. You can check your Eircode here.
Direct Debit: Click through this link to submit a direct debit mandate. If you choose this method, it is important that you complete the application form as far as the payment stage, and then email email@example.com to notify us you have submitted a direct debit. We will then be able to complete the last step of the application for you.
You will be asked to login to our website. If you already have login details for our website, you should log in using that username and password. Please do not create a new account for our website if you already have existing login details.
If you were enrolled on a Professional Competence Scheme during 2021-2022, you don’t need to complete another application for 2022-2023. You are required to renew your enrolment each year. You can find information about how to renew here
Faculty of Paediatrics General Division Professional Competence Scheme
Receipts: When you make an online payment, you will be sent an automated receipt. If you do not see your receipt in your inbox, check your spam or junk folder.
ePortfolio: Once your enrolment is complete, we will set up your ePortfolio for Professional Competence and send you instructions on how to use it to record and monitor your progress throughout the year.
If you have any questions about your Professional Competence Scheme please contact our Professional Competence support team:
We have a highly experienced Professional Competence support team. They are always happy to answer your questions and advise you on how to maintain Professional Competence. As the team are presently working at home, the fastest way to contact this department is by logging in to our support desk here
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