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Guidance and resources
These guidance, reports, reviews and resources documents have been developed to inform and assist education providers in the delivery of our approved programmes. The information is available to all our stakeholders to enable safe and effective practice in the professions that we regulate.
We have developed a range of resources to assist stakeholders to our department. You can find relevant individual guidance document below.
Guidance on health and character
Useful for education providers when advising students and making decisions about student misconduct or changes in their health.
Guidance on conduct and ethics for students
This is useful for education providers helping students understand the implications of the standards of conduct, performance and ethics that they will need to adhere to when they join our Register.
We have developed a range of resources to assist students when applying to the Register.
Guidance about how to advertise your programme
This document provides information to assist education providers who are preparing for an approval visit or those who offer HCPC approved programmes.
We write position statement to let people know our position on relevant current issues. You can find individual position statements here.
Education annual reports
The Education annual report aims to give an insight into the HCPC’s work in approving and monitoring programmes offered by UK education providers. These programmes allow individuals to be eligible to apply for registration with us. You can find individual report for a specific year below.
Education annual report 2014
Education annual report 2013
Education annual report 2012
Education annual report 2011
Education annual report 2010 / complete data set
Education annual report 2009
Education annual report 2008
Reviews of the approval and monitoring processes
We produce reviews of our monitoring processes about different Professions that we regulate. It detail and analyse the outcomes from these approval visits. These reviews could be beneficial for education providers. You can find individual review for a specific profession below.
Approved mental health professional (AMHP) training in England and its engagement with the HCPC approval process
Review of approval visits to approved mental health professional (AMHP) programmes in the 2013–14 academic year
Review of the amended approval process for supplementary and independent prescribing programmes in the 2013–14 academic year
Review of social work education in England
Review of approval visits to social work programmes in the 2013–14 academic year
Review of approval visits to social work programmes in the 2012-13 academic year
Review of hearing aid dispenser approval visits (2011-12)
Review of hearing aid dispenser approval visits (2010-11)
Review of practitioner psychologist approval visits (2009-10)
Review of practitioner psychologist approval visits (2009-10, 2010-11 and 2011-12)
UK ambulance pre-registration programmes
Review of operational activities relating to an operating department practitioner programme