Practice Supervisor Preparation Short Course

Practice Supervisor Preparation Short Course

Mapped against the new NMC Standards for preparation of practice supervisors (2018) this workshop will prepare attendees with the knowledge and skills to supervise students in Health care settings.

Entry and Admissions

AWARD TYPE: Short Course


LEVEL:Short Course / CPD

STUDY MODE: Part time

DELIVERY METHOD: Online (no attendance)


SCHOOL: School of Community Health and Midwifery

PARTNER COLLEGES: No Partner College

CAMPUS: Preston

START DATE: September 20,October 20 & November 20

Entry Requirements:

Who should attend?

For Multi-Professional staff working in health care who do not have an existing mentorship qualification and wish to supervise students.

(There is an additional one day Practice Assessor Preparation workshop if you also wish to be a practice assessor)

Course Content

By the end of the workshop participants will have knowledge of:

NMC standards for practice supervisors, new curriculum and competency, PAD document report writing and record keeping, Learning Theory/ Teaching skills, Inter-professional working, reflective practice linked to revalidation, Accountability and governance, Emotional containment for student and supervisor, supervising student with additional needs, coaching- skills of questioning and listening, escalation processes and courageous conversations, motivational interviewing skills- student empowerment, role modelling and what’s next- annual update, revalidation.

Academic Expertise

Facilitator/s: Cath Coucill and Judith Murphy

Cath Coucill has a background in general and paediatric nursing, health visiting and multi-agency workforce development. Cath has lead the mentorship programme at UCLan for three years. Judith has taught at UCLan for fourteen years and has always taught on the mentorship programmes. Judith has a background in Adult surgical nursing and school nursing.  

Fees & Funding

You can contact the Student Fees and Funding Team via phone, email, or post. If you are on the campus you can call into The 'i', for advice.
Tel: +44 (0)1772 892440
Student Fees and Funding Team, Foster Building 117, UCLan, Preston, PR1 2HE


For 2018/19 fees please refer to our fees page.

How to Apply

Book your place via our online booking form

If you have any questions about the workshop please contact us: email or call 01772 893836

About UCLan

Course Enquiries

University of Central Lancashire,
United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0)1772 892400