Table 4

Breakdown of ARCP/CCT requirements for research competencies into ‘knowledge’, ‘skills’ or ‘unclear’ categories reviewed between June and September 2015

Common themesKnowledge %Skills %Unclear %
Appraisal of literature2908
Designing research01882
Delivering research01189
Analysis of data08515
Research governance451045
Knowledge of research9550
Communication and application of research51409
  • ARCP, Annual Review of Competence Progression; CCT, Certificate of Completion of Training; GCP, good clinical practice.