Programme accreditation process

The programme accreditation process a rigorous quality assessment process based on the evidence submitted by the Education Provider. It ensures the teaching, learning, assessment and development initiatives meet the capabilities described in the Multi-professional framework for advanced clinical practice and the Standards of Education and Training.

Programme accreditation process: Accredited Programme Badge

The Centre is responsible for programme accreditation. It will review submissions through reviewer panels, the criteria is matched against the Multi-professional framework for advanced clinical practice in England and Standards of Education and Training set by NHS England.

Programme accreditation process stages

More detailed information on the programme accreditation stages is available here.

Stage 1Submission date agreed
Stage 2Submission
Stage 3Threshold review
Stage 4Standards review
Stage 5Independent panel review
Stage 6Notification and final processes

The programme will join the Center’s quality monitoring process to ensure the programme continues to meet the standards. 

Supporting information: