University of Hull

University of Hull

Practice Teacher

This PGCert programme is designed to prepare you for a career as a practice teacher in accordance with the standards published by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC). It is aimed at nurses who hold Specialist Practitioner Qualifications (SPQ) and Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (SCPHN) qualifications, who fulfil NMC requirements and have normally completed a mentor programme to extend their role to assess and sign off practice students. The Postgraduate Certificate can be the first step towards a Postgraduate Diploma or an MSc in Health Studies.

Entry requirements

Current Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) registration and a specialist practitioner qualification; plus prior experience as a mentor or assessor and evidence of recent academic study. Applicants should have a current entry on the same part or subpart of the NMC register as the students they will be assessing. Applicants should have developed their knowledge, skills and competence beyond registration and gained a specialist practitioner qualification relevant to their field of practice.

Course modules

Core modules are: practice teaching in context (theory); effective practice teaching (theory); specialist practice teaching (practice-based)/


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PgCert Part-time - 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Hull Campus Hull HU6 7RX Yorkshire and the Humber

Key information

Health and Social Care Admissions
Telephone number: 
01482 464648