University of Central Lancashire
Best Interest Assessor
Candidates must be nominated by their employers; a person is eligible to carry out a best interests assessment if they are either: an approved mental health professional; or a social worker registered with the General Social Care Council; or a 1st-level nurse, registered in sub-part 1 of the Nurses' Part of the Register maintained under article 5 of the Nursing and Midwifery Order 2001; or an occupational therapist registered in Part 6 of the register maintained under article 5 of the Health Professions Order 2001; or a chartered psychologist who is listed in the British Psychological Society's Register of Chartered Psychologists and who holds a relevant practising certificate issued by that Society; and is not suspended from the register or list relevant to the person's profession and has at least 2 years post-registration experience in that profession; this course may involve regular access to children and/or vulnerable adults; where this is the case, students are required to obtain an enhanced clearance from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).
Assessment methods include: Exam, presentation and case study.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|Certificate||Part-time||September 2016||GBP 500 per Module (England)||1 weeks|
|Certificate||Part-time||September 2016||GBP 500 per Module (Northern Ireland)||1 weeks|
|Certificate||Part-time||September 2016||GBP 500 per Module (Scotland)||1 weeks|
|Certificate||Part-time||September 2016||GBP 500 per Module (Wales)||1 weeks|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Preston Campus||Preston||PR1 2HE||North West|
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