Are you ready for HCPC audit? Short Course

Are you ready for HCPC audit? Short Course
The HCPC audit Physiotherapist’s CPD once every 2 years, and the next call for audit is in April 2018. If you are selected for audit, this workshop will guide you through the audit process, and give you some hints and tips on how to be successful in this process. It is also a perfect opportunity for you to consider the CPD you undertake and how you make the most of your work based learning opportunities, and how you would record this as evidence if you are ever audited in the future.

Entry and Admissions

Award Type:

Short Course

Ancillary Award:



Short Course / CPD

Study Mode:


Delivery Method:


Course Length:

1/2 Day


School of Health Sciences

Partner Colleges:

No Partner College



Start Date:

Monday 12th March 2018, 6pm-9pm

Entry Requirements:

Who should attend?

Primarily aimed at Allied Health Professions who are registered with the HCPC, as the focus of the session is on HCPC Audit, but anyone wishing to consider their own CPD is welcome to attend.

Course Content

Course Outline:
This evening workshop will help to guide allied health professionals through the process of CPD audit required by the HCPC. As a professional registered with the HCPC, the facilitator of the session has successfully been through the audit process and will share her experiences of this with attendees. Session discussions will include -

- Interpretation of the guidelines from the HCPC
- What should my submission look like?
- How can I use the examples provided by the HCPC?
- How much are they expecting?
- What can I do to prepare for this now?

Whilst this evening workshop does not guarantee that submission will be successful, it aims to give guidance which will help to facilitate easier production of the evidence required by the HCPC.

Learning Environment & Assessment:

Academic Expertise

Heather Stewart MCSP MSc PGLTHE 

Heather is course leader for the BSc Hons Physiotherapy programme, and is also currently undertaking a part time PhD investigating CPD attitudes and behaviours. Heather was audited by the HCPC for CPD in 2012 so has personal experience of going through the process, as well as supporting others in this. 

Learning outcome & aims

By the end of the workshops participants will:
  • Recognise the process of HCPC audit of CPD
  • Be able to identify their own CPD activities
  • Reflect on how they record their CPD and the impact of this on the audit process
  • Develop strategies for completing the audit process

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Please book online at If you have any questions about the workshop please contact us: email or call 01772 893808

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