Taught course

Health and Social Care Education

University of Central Lancashire · School of Community Health and Midwifery

Entry requirements

  • Be registered in the same part or sub-part of the NMC register as the students they support.
  • Have completed at least 3 years post-registation experience.
  • Have extended their professional knowledge, relevant to their field of practice, to at least first degree level.
  • Be working as a lecturer in a higher education setting or demonstrate relevant and and appropriate role responsibilities in practice.
  • Have the support of their line manager in order to achieve 360 hours of logged teaching activity.

Months of entry


Course content

The aims of the Health and Social Care Education course are to prepare and develop nurses and midwives who will 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 such as, key lectures, group discussion, seminars, reflection and analysis. Action learning sets will be used to allow students to actively engage in problem solving activities.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PGCert
    part time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

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