Multiprofessional support of learning and assessing practice, NU3096 Short Course

Multiprofessional support of learning and assessing practice, NU3096 Short Course
At UCLan, our post-qualifying framework (PQF) allows health and social care practitioners to continue their professional development and achieve further qualifications in their field. You have the opportunity to study individual modules in subject areas that interest you. You can select from a comprehensive and contemporary range of modules that fit your personal development and career plans; either on an individual basis or combined in a planned programme to eventually achieve a degree.

Entry and Admissions

Award Type:

Short Course


Short Course / CPD

Study Mode:


Delivery Method:


Course Length:

5 days attendance or equivalent in self study for e-learning mode plus 30 hours protected. (20 credits at level 6) Supported by E-Learn

Partner Colleges:

No Partner College



Start Date:

September 2016 - either Tuesdays: Sept 6, 20; Oct 4, 18; Nov 8, 22; Dec 6 or Wednesdays - Sept 7, 21; Oct 5, 19; Nov 9, 23; Dec 7. From 9am-3pm., January 2017 - either Tuesdays - Jan 10, 17; Feb 7, 21; Mar 7, 21; Apr 4 or Wednesdays - Jan 11, 25; Feb 8, 22; Mar 8, 22; Apr 5. From 9am-3pm.,, March 2017 - either Tuesdays - Mar 28; Apr 11, 25; May 9, 23; Jun 6, 20 or Wednesdays - Mar 29; Apr 12, 26; May 10, 24; Jun 7, 21. From 9am-3pm. , Elearning - either September 2016 - Sept 5, 19; Oct 3, 17; Nov 7, 21; Dec 5 OR January 2017 - Jan 9, 23; Feb 6, 20; Mar 6, 20; Apr 3 OR March 2017 - Mar 27; Apr 10, 24; May 8, 22; Jun 5, 19. Chatroom sessions Mondays 7pm-8pm.

Entry Requirements:

Students must be working in a clinical area relevant to the module content

Course Content

Course Outline:
(20 credits at level 6)

Applicants must have access to a student(s) undertaking a pre-registration or higher education course. This module prepares professionals to undertake a mentorship role of facilitating learning, teaching and assessing students in health and social care settings.

The module covers the following subject areas:

  • The role of the mentor - personal, professional and organizational perspectives including professional relationship building
  • Assessment of learning in practice settings
  • The management of the learning and the development of learning environments
  • Teaching and Learning Strategies within the practice environment.

Next cohorts:

NU3096 (classroom)

September 2013, choose from the following:

Tuesdays - 10, 24 Sept; 8, 15, 22 Oct; 5, 19 Nov. From 9am-3pm.
Wednesdays - 11, 25 Sept; 9, 16, 23 Oct; 6, 20 Nov. From 9am-3pm.
Thursdays - 12, 26 Sept; 10, 17, 24 Oct; 7, 21 Nov. From 9am-3pm.

January 2014, choose from the following:

Tuesdays - 14, 28 Jan; 11, 25 Feb; 4, 18 March; 1 April. From 9am-3pm.
Wednesdays - 15, 29 Jan; 12, 26 Feb; 5, 19 March; 2 April. From 9am-3pm.
Thursdays - 16, 30 Jan; 13, 27 Feb; 6, 20 March; 3 April. From 9am-3pm.

March 2014, choose from the following:

Tuesdays - 25 March; 22, 29 April; 6, 20 May; 3, 10 June. From 9am-3pm.
Wednesdays - 26 March; 23, 30 April; 7, 21 May; 4, 11 June. From 9am-3pm.
Thursdays - 27 March; 24 April; 1, 8, 22 May; 5, 12 June. From 9am-3pm.

NU3097 (e-learning, online chatroom sessions)

September 2013 - Wednesdays - 11, 25, Sept; 16, 23 Oct; 20 Nov. From 7pm-8pm.

January 2014 - Wednesdays - 15, 29 Jan; 25 Feb; 4 March; 2 April. From 7pm-8pm.

March 2014 - Wednesdays - 26 March; 23 April; 7, 21 May; 11 June. From 7pm-8pm.

Learning Environment & Assessment:

Assessment is a negotiated topic consisting of a written assignment of 3,000 words, evidence of completion of work based learning and competency in assessment and mapping of achievement

Academic Expertise

We are committed to delivering academic learning of the highest quality, helping you to stretch your mind and fulfil your university ambitions.

Learning outcome & aims

KSF map:

Core dimensions 1-6
Health and wellbeing 1-8
Information and knowledge 1-3
General 1-2

Industry links & professional accreditation

We have great links with employers including household names such as Sony, BAE Systems and Apple. We also have links with the smaller companies in the region and offer help and assistance to more than 1,000 of these – with many of our graduates staying in the region it is important we develop these relationships.

Work experience and international opportunities

At UCLan we work with a range of businesses and organisations, many of which provide work experience opportunities and project briefs to enable to you gain real work experience whilst you undertake your postgraduate programme. Your course tutor will advise on opportunities available within your course and the UCLan Careers Team can provide help, advice and guidance on how to apply for them and how to make the most of these opportunities.

Graduate Careers

The UCLan Careers Team offer ongoing supportive careers advice and guidance throughout your course and after graduation, along with a range of modules, work experience opportunities and events to help you acquire the skills to make you stand out to potential employers in today’s competitive market.


UCLan is recognised for its outstanding course provision which gives students the skills, knowledge, and personal attributes necessary to succeed at the University and in their future careers. To find out more about the experiences of our students, read our success stories.

Progression Routes

From foundation courses through to world-leading research degrees, you can study a wide range of subject areas at UCLan. Whether you want to develop your knowledge in a subject you enjoy or gain further qualifications to enhance your career, at UCLan there are numerous progression routes for you to follow.

Fees & Funding

For details of the standard fee for UK/EU students studying this course please contact the Faculty of Health and Wellbeing.


How to Apply

If you are interested in applying for this course, our comprehensive How to Apply pages will guide you through the process. Here at UCLan, our aim is to encourage you to develop your potential and we offer a flexible approach to admissions, which reflects our commitment to all those who would benefit from our courses.

How to apply:
Post-registration Recruitment
School of Health
University of Central Lancashire
Preston PR1 2HE
Tel. 01772 893836 or 01772 893839

Or, if appropriate, via CPD-Apply:

For further information:

Module information: Georgina Ritchie, Senior Lecturer 01772 893605

Course information: Lisa Broadley, Lecturer, 01772 895190,

About UCLan

Post-registration Recruitment

Faculty of Health & Wellbeing

University of Central Lancashire,
United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0)1772 89 3836 / 3839