Professional/Short course Supporting Students in Practice

Entry year
Course code
Professional/Short Course
School of Health and Social Wellbeing
3 to 4 months
Online learning
Course Director
Robyn Osborne

Online learning package

Page last updated 12 October 2023


This course, also known by the course code UZYKFP-0-3, replaces the AHP Practice Learning and Student Support, and Nursing Facilitated Learning and Assessment in Practice (FLAP).

The aim of the Supporting Students in Practice course is to provide an understanding of the principles of supporting students in practice.

This course is suitable for all healthcare professionals supporting students in practice. You will be directed to profession-specific material during the course.

This course is self-directed learning which you can undertake over a period of three to four months. There are no specific times or dates to undertake this course but you must apply for a specific start date to be enrolled.

Entry requirements

Although preferred but not essential, you should be supervising a healthcare professional student.



The course content covers theoretical aspects of the following:

  • Foundations for practice education
  • Being an educator
  • Facilitating workplace learning
  • Assessment and feedback
  • Evaluating workplace learning
  • Problem solving
  • Reflecting and personal development planning
  • Equality and diversity in practice education.


Study facilities

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Prices and dates

Supplementary fee information

Free to attend but registration is required.


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How to apply

How to apply

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Extra information

If the course you are applying for is fully online or blended learning, please note that you are expected to provide your own headsets/microphones.

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