See the training courses below for further details.

Good Clinical Practice (GCP) Courses

Good Clinical Practice (GCP) courses are available via e-learning. Sign into NIHR Learn and click 'GCP online' to access the resources. 

There is GCP consolidation training for those who have completed the online introduction to GCP course. 

You can book your place on this course through NIHR Learn.

Informed Consent Training

This training covers the history and principles of consent in research, including when working with vulnerable adults and in paediatric settings. This training will be for both observational and interventional studies.  Please register for the Informed Consent workshop via NIHR Learn. 

Please note: if you have already completed face-to-face Informed Consent training, you do not need to complete the online course.

Principal Investigators (PIs) Essentials

This course is aimed at people in the early years of their career as a PI. You can book your place on this course via NIHR Learn

Study Support Service Introduction

Our Study Support Service is holding introductory training sessions to explain the team's work to researchers, research and development teams within NHS trusts and colleagues working on clinical trials in south London. The training sessions are only set up on Microsoft Teams for up to one hour once sufficient expressions of interest have been submitted, so if you would like to attend a session or arrange one for your team, please email

Open Learn platform

NIHR Open Learn is a learning platform for those not automatically eligible for an NIHR Learn account.

It will not go through the normal set-up requirements and will not recognise your NIHR Learn login. If you have an NIHR Learn account, please continue to use that platform.