Training & development


Welcome to the training and development section of our website.

As part of the on-going support provided to researchers by the Research and Innovation department, the training team provides Good Clinical Practice for CTIMP Studies training, Informed Consent Training and Site File Management training for studies sponsored or hosted by Leicester’s Hospitals.

Researcher training for non-CTIMP studies is provided by the University of Leicester.

Training is run on a monthly basis. Access the calendar to view the sessions available. Bookings can be made via HELM. If you do not have a HELM account, please contact and a member of the team will set up a HELM account for you.

The training team provides training and support to research teams. We have an in depth knowledge and understanding of working within the research field, drawing on the team’s varied research expertise.

Leicester’s Hospitals’ requirements for training are set out in the following Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs):

SOP S-1008 UHL Training for staff in SPONSORED research

SOP C-2005 UHL Training for staff in HOSTED research

The following courses are currently offered by the training team (click on links for further details):

Good Clinical Practice (GCP) for Clinical Trials involving Investigational Medicinal Products

Informed Consent for Research Studies

Site File Management Training

We regret that we cannot take bookings from candidates from outside the University of Leicester or Leicester’s Hospitals for any of these courses.


Other training providers

Researcher training for non-CTIMP studies is run by the University of Leicester. Follow the link to book a place:

NIHR CRN: East Midlands

For dates of all events, please see the calendar below: