The Clinical Coding Trainer Programme (CCTP) creates a body of clinical coding trainers who are skilled in using our national training materials to ensure consistent delivery and distribution of national clinical coding standards. This consists of:

The Clinical Coding Toolbox ensures that coders are trained to the necessary standards to produce accurate coded clinical data.

Important Notice

In 2017-18 the CCS will be acting as an ICD-11 Field Trial Centre. We are running one Clinical Coding Train the Trainer Programme during 2017 - 18. Please visit the Clinical Coding Trainer Assessment Day page above for further details.

If you are interested in attending the next available CCTP, please review the ‘How do I apply’ section at the bottom of this page before submitting your application.


All clinical coders applying for this programme must:        

  • have attained Accredited Clinical Coder status by passing the National Clinical Coding Qualification (UK) and have held this status for a minimum of three years at the time of applying·
  • be able to demonstrate adequate experience of clinical coding and be able to provide evidence of other criteria detailed when applying.

What do I need to know?

  • The CCTP is a very popular programme for which we receive a high volume of applications. Delegates can only secure a place on the initial assessment day by sending their completed booking form and all other required documentation to our helpdesk.
  • Places on the assessment day are not confirmed until all documentation is received and all required criteria met. The cost of the Assessment Day is included in the full course cost should you be successful in passing the Assessment Day. Should you not pass the Assessment Day, your organisation will will be charged the nominal fee to cover costs. Please see the Assessment Day page for details.
  • The submission of any incomplete booking forms will result in the application being rejected.
  • Certificates and documentation should be provided in electronic format as we are unable to return original material to applicants
  • All purchase orders should cover the full Trainer Programme costs: NHS: £796.17. Non-NHS: £1035.02 (excluding VAT). This will ensure that payments are processed as quickly as possible. The address to use on the purchase order is:

Health & Social Care Information Centre
T56 Payables A125
NHS Shared Business Services
Phoenix House
Topcliffe Lane
West Yorkshire

Please ensure that you e-mail the purchase order document to with the rest of your completed application pack.

  • Delegates are responsible for booking and paying for their accommodation. We advise delegates staying in the venue hosting the course to mention this upon arrival.
  • Delegates should not book any accommodation or travel until their place on the course has been confirmed by the CCS. The CCS is not liable for any costs incurred by the delegate relating to booking errors and / or cancellation of accommodation or travel.

How do I apply?

The documents below will help you to apply for the programme;

By Gavin McIntosh 6 months ago