Taught course

Leading Education in Practice: NMC Practice Teacher Award

Institution
University of Salford · School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

Degree grade: An equivalent Bachelor’s degree normally with a 2:2 honours or professional qualification (if applicable) from the UK or elsewhere Specific Nursing and Midwifery Council specific requirements: Nurses and midwifes must be registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council On the live register of mentors as a sign off mentor First degree Level 2/3 specific requirements: N/A Accreditation of Prior Learning We welcome applications from students who may not have formal/traditional entry criteria but who have relevant experience or the ability to pursue the course successfully. The Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL) process could help you to make your work and life experience count. The APL process can be used for entry onto courses or to give you exemptions from parts of your course. Two forms of APL may be used for entry: the Accreditation of Prior Certificated Learning (APCL) or the Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL). English Language Requirements International applicants will be required to show a proficiency in English. An IELTS score of 6.5 (no element below 5.5) is proof of this. Accreditation for Prior Experiential Learning (APEL) We welcome applications from students who may not have formal/traditional entry criteria but who have relevant experience or the ability to pursue the course successfully. The Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL) process could help you to make your work and life experience count. The APL process can be used for entry onto courses or to give you exemptions from parts of your course. Two forms of APL may be used for entry: the Accreditation of Prior Certificated Learning (APCL) or the Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL). Suitable For This course is suitable for nurses registered with the UK Nursing and Midwifery Council who are looking to pursue a career in practice based education and is specifically targeted at those wanting to work in the role of NMC Stage 3 Practice Teacher. An NMC Practice Teacher is a registrant who normally will have previously fulfilled the NMC requirements to become a mentor, and has received further preparation to achieve the knowledge, skills and competence required to meet the NMC defined outcomes for a Practice Teacher. Practice Teachers must have met NMC requirements defined in this standard, or be supervised by a Practice Teacher who has met them (NMC 2008). International Students - Academic Technology Approval Scheme (ATAS) International Students are required by the Home Office and/or the Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) to apply for an Academic Technology Approval Scheme (ATAS) Certificate before they begin studying their course. You may need to obtain an ATAS Certificate before you come to the UK in order for you to comply with Home Office regulations. Please refer to your offer conditions. You can find out if your programme requires an ATAS by checking the FCO website at https://www.gov.uk/academic-technology-approval-scheme with your JACS code which will be on your offer letter should you choose to make an application. If you cannot find it please contact International Conversion team at application@salford.ac.uk. If you have any queries relating directly to ATAS please contact the ATAS team on Salford-ATAS@salford.ac.uk. You can apply for your ATAS Certificate via this link: https://www.atas.fco.gov.uk/

Months of entry

September, February

Course content

3 good reasons to study Leading Education in Practice: NMC Practice Teacher Award at Salford

*Support your career progression within the field of health and social care education and become an NMC Stage 3 Practice Teacher
*Teaching and learning techniques used will advance your personal growth as a leader of education and enable you to deliver excellent health and social education care now and in the future
*Use this certificate as part of the MSc Leading Education for Health and Social Care Reform

Course Summary

This course will prepare you as an effective leader of health and social care education whilst at the same time provide you with an opportunity to become an NMC Stage 3 Practice Teacher.

This postgraduate certificate is the vehicle to achieve successful entry onto the UK Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) Practice Teacher register.

This course is different to others as it combines developing yourself in the role as NMC Stage 3 Practice Teacher whilst at the same time developing your skills, knowledge, qualities and behaviours of an effective leader of health and social care education. Within the context of your organisation, you will develop the skills to lead practice based learning that is based on sound education and leadership practices that are research and evidence based. You will develop the skills to take into consideration the complexity of the different levels of practice and student experience. You will critically apply the NMC Practice Teacher Standard, thus facilitate learning within a professional and inter-professional learning and working environment and in collaboration with the range of teaching personnel. You will be provided with opportunities to design and undertake assessment of educational knowledge, attitudes and skills in the practice context and identify a clear theory and/or research and evidence base in the design of learning, teaching and assessment.

There are opportunities for you to work flexibly full or part-time with options to use credits from this course towards the MSc Leading Education for Health and Social Care Reform.

Fees and funding

Fees 2015-16

Type of Study Fee Part-time For Home/EU students: £2,675 year one;
For international students: £2,175 per 30 credits

Fees 2016-17

Type of Study Fee Part-time For Home/EU students: £2,750 year one;
For international students: £2,217 per 30 credits

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
8 months
part time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Course Enquiries Service
Email
course-enquiries@salford.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)161 295 4545
Fax
+44 (0)161 295 4646