Training & Education Programme

One of NCRN’s key aims is to develop a clinical research workforce which supports the high quality delivery of clinical research studies. NCRN aims to help develop the level of expertise of all individuals working on the NIHR CRN CC portfolio of studies.   We provide a comprehensive training programme which is offered free of charge to all staff and public and patient representatives working on or associated with the NIHR CRN CC portfolio of studies.


Cancer Specific CoursesThese courses are planned and organised in conjunction with the National Cancer Research Network (NCRN).  The NCRN Network Development Lead is Ruth McLaren.  If you have any T&E queries please contact Selina Bell, T&E Clerical Assistant on

UKCRN courses
View the course directory for full details of general and topic specific training available through UKCRN.

Training and Education Framework
UKCRN aims to provide a comprehensive and well coordinated in-house training programme.

Contact us
Contact the UKCRN Training and Education team for more information.

Learning Management System (LMS)
Through the Learning Management System (LMS) you can view the dates, locations and places available on forthcoming courses and book on a course.

Workforce development initiatives
One of the UKCRN’s long-term aims is to increase the research capacity of the NHS by developing an expert workforce to support all aspects of clinical research.