Please note

This course will be delivered via blended learning, consisting of:

– Pre-course reading (sent out two weeks before course)
– 2 day course at the Marriott Hotel, Huntingdon – Wednesday 08th and Thursday 09th November

– Department visits
– Clinical placement with an in-house mentor
– Final assessment undertaken by Clinical Training Limited

This accredited course runs 3 times a year for Nurses employed by Cambridgeshire and Peterborough GP Practices.

The course is 9 months in length from the core days.

The Course:

  • Open to Practice Nurses and Registered Nursing Associates employed by Cambridgeshire and Peterborough GP Practices.
  • Self-directed learning e.g library access
  • Duration – 9 months, two core days
  • Visits – 2 half days
  • Clinical placement – a minimum of 5 directly supervised sessions of clinical skills development (this may vary depending on the progress of the student) by a mentor
  • 100% attendance at study day and practical sessions are required
  • Content – A balance of theory and clinical skills


  • 85% pass is required of multi-choice exam prior to allocation to clinical placement
  • External assessor from Clinical Training Ltd will undertake a final assessment of 3 complete consultations undertaken.
  • Evidence based portfolio – all students are required to submit an evidence-based portfolio with the student’s interim and final assessment, completed competencies, reflective pieces, audit and visits (this has to be submitted to qualify).

The Process:

  1. Book your place
  2. Pre-course reading pack will be sent out 1 – 2 weeks prior to core days
  3. Core Days – these will include an exam, theory and the opportunity to have practical experience prior to their placements.
  4. In-House Mentor – every student must have a mentor to support them with the clinical aspect of the course
  5. Course leader – all students will be encouraged to use the course leader as a resource
  6. Final Assessment – This is undertaken in the students GP Practice by Clinical Training Limited
  7. Visits – all students are required to attend the cervical screening laboratory, cellular pathology and colposcopy

Please note that your name and email address will be shared with the supplier, so that they can send you joining instructions and any feedback surveys.