We are currently recruiting for a new cohort starting in September 2015. In order to qualify you must have been a Registered Health Professional for at least 4 years (2 years for Paramedics), 2 of which must have been in an associated profession. You must be currently working at an Advanced level within a Custodial or Sexual Assault setting and be able to identify a Preceptor as per the criteria attached. We must receive the original hard copy of the signed Preceptor Form before we can confirm your place.
The Postgraduate Certificate Stage of the award is professionally badged by the United Kingdom Association of Forensic Nurses (UKAFN) in that it meets their criteria for Advanced Practice in Education and Training (ASET) in Forensic Practice and successful PgCert Students will also receive a UKAFN ASET Certificate.
Although you do not have to have a degree to enrol on the award, you will have to demonstrate recent academic achievement at that level or above. If you would like some advice on this please don’t hesitate to contact me.
Please find attached course information, Preceptor Criteria and a separate Reference Request Form. The University is now using an online application system for admissions. The links are as follows:
You must include the following documents with your application:
• Two references
• Academic Certificates
• Evidence of English Language Qualification (if required)
• Original hard copy of the signed Preceptor Form (This will have to be sent by post or handed in at Reception)
Your referees can complete and return the attached blank reference forms or they can send a letter (on letter-headed paper) to firstname.lastname@example.org. Alternatively, they can be sent to The Lifelong Learning Team, Faculty of Health Sciences, Staffordshire University, Blackheath Lane, Stafford, ST18 0AD, England.
If you would like more information please contact me the award leader on the numbers below
SFHEA MSc BSc (Hons) RN Dip HE Cert Med Ed PgCert RM
Associate Professor of Enterprise and Education Development
Faculty of Health Sciences
Tel 01785 353852
Mob 07766 520323
Fax 01785 353673