University of Central Lancashire

University of Central Lancashire

Practice Teacher

This programme is for registered/regulated health and social care professionals; nurses and midwives must be registered in the same part or sub part of the register as the students they are assessing; the aims of this course are to prepare and develop practitioners who facilitate, supervise and assess students and critically appraise and evaluate practice teaching from operational and strategic perspectives; the course is designed to encompass key themes including establishing effective working relationships, creating and maintaining a learning environment, facilitating learning and assessment and evaluating learning by utilising evidence-based practice and leadership strategies within the context of contemporary practice; teaching and learning strategies reflect a range of approaches e.g. key lectures, group discussion, seminars, reflection and analysis; action learning sets are used to allow students to actively engage in problem solving activities.

Entry requirements

Registered in the same part or sub-part of the register as the students applicant is assessing; developed own knowledge, skills and competence beyond registration; gained specialist practice qualifications relevant to the field of practice; registered and worked for at least 2 years.

Assessment methods

The course is assessed through the completion of module specific assignments and production of a course portfolio which contains evidence from both the preparation of mentors module (or equivalent) and the practice teacher preparation module.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 500 per Module (England) 6 months
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 500 per Module (Northern Ireland) 6 months
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 500 per Module (Scotland) 6 months
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 500 per Module (Wales) 6 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Preston Campus Preston PR1 2HE North West

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Key information

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Course Enquiries
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01772 892400