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Return to Professional Practice
Return to Professional Practice
Return to Professional Practice

Return to Professional Practice

  • ID:UNIC440258
  • Level:1-Year Post-Secondary Certificate
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirement

  • The course is open to nurses or health visitors with or without current NMC registration.

English requirement

  • Minimum standard – IELTS 6.5 (or equivalent)

Course Information



Our Return to Professional Practice course is approved by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC). This course is provided for all nurses and health visitors who are unable to meet the criteria for revalidation, and who are therefore required to undertake a Return to Practice programme before re-registering with the NMC. Studying our Return to Professional Practice course can also help nurses to refresh their skills if they are considering moving between disciplines.

Currently there is a national campaign led by Health Education England to encourage nurses to return to practice, and funding is available to support students.  Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) approved

The course is a 20 credit module comprising both theory and practice, and can is accessed at Level 6. Our teaching staff are specialists within health disciplines and use their experience and knowledge to inform their teaching and practice.

Supervised practice is usually undertaken in an area related to previous experience, and can be arranged in a variety of ways. You can work with supernumerary status, or dovetail your study hours with working as a healthcare assistant. Please note that the latter route is only available in some practice settings.

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Pre Courses

ou may be required to complete an English Language course or Foundation program before being able to enrol on to an undergraduate or postgraduate degree program.

  • Pre-sessional English Program (PEP)
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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

  • Careers in health and social care
  • Nurse   

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

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