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Understanding the Assessment of Professional Competence

This course covers the whole of the Assessment of Professional Competence (APC) process.

Half-day course

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Fri 27 Apr 2018
02:00 PM - 05:30 PM
Newcastle, Newcastle, Venue tbc

More locations are available - see below for details

£110 + VAT


In order to successfully progress through your APC you need a clear understanding of the stages and what is required of you. This course will provide you with a clear structure with lots of opportunity to interact with the trainer and other candidates.

Learning Outcomes

  • Articulate the different stages of the APC process and what you need to do
  • Identify the role of the counsellor and supervisor and how they work with and support the candidate
  • Demonstrate comprehension of the principles of the case study, the summary of experience and the requirements of the final assessment

Who should attend?

  • Candidates who are in the first 12 months of their APC
  • Candidates who require a refresher on the APC process

What is included

  • Course workbook
  • Refreshments
  • Certificate of training course attendance


  • APC aims and objectives
  • Choosing route and pathway
  • Competency selection
  • APC roles and responsibilities
  • Structured Training
  • APC process step by step
  • Support & resources
  • Final assessment – overview
  • Case study – overview
  • Summary of experience – overview
  • Conduct rules and ethics – overview

Delegates should be familiar with the following:

  • APC Candidate Guide
  • APC Pathway Guides
  • APC Requirements and Competencies Guide


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Fast paced and interesting

Sarah Mills on 29/01/2018

"This was a really great course, Jon was really informative and interacted well with the group. It was fast paced and interesting with clear learning objective - thank you."

Highly beneficial

Katrina Smith on 11/01/2018

"I found the course highly beneficial, informative and answered many of the questions I had with starting my APC."

£110 + VAT
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