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  Certificate Facilitating Learning in Healthcare Practice


Online University of Central Lancashire    School of Dentistry

Part time January, September Other 6 months part-time Award winner
Medicine (26) Nursing & Health (27)

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Embark on a transformative journey with the Certificate in Facilitating Learning in Healthcare Practice programme. Designed for healthcare professionals, this part-time course equips you with the skills to educate the next generation of healthcare practitioners, ensuring the continuity of high-quality patient care. The course, based in the School of Medicine and Dentistry, offers a unique blend of online synchronous and asynchronous learning, fostering a supportive community for effective facilitation of learning. Assessment is through a work-based learning portfolio, culminating in an educational audit and annotated bibliography. With a focus on dental education, you will engage with experts in the field, enhancing your ability to influence dental education at various levels. The programme requires applicants to be registered healthcare practitioners, holding a degree-level qualification, and currently employed in a relevant healthcare setting. Elevate your career and make a lasting impact in healthcare education with this esteemed programme.

About the course

Gain skills on the Facilitating Learning in Healthcare Practice to support healthcare professionals to educate the next generation of health care practitioners so that patients in future will continue to receive high quality care and treatment. 

This is a part-time course that takes place over approximately five months; including five days of teaching and a half-day induction. You’ll be part of a wider learning community supporting you to become an effective facilitator of others' learning, within and outside the workplace.

Teaching sessions

September start

  • 12 September 2023
  • 3 October 2023
  • 24 October 2023
  • 14 November 2023
  • 5 December 2023

January start

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Entry Requirements

Applicants must be a qualified health care practitioner and registered with a relevant professional body.

Hold a current degree-level qualification or show evidence of the ability to benefit from study at level 7.

Be in current employment in a relevant healthcare setting.

Have access to learners in their discipline or associated disciplines e.g. a student who is a dentist may support the learning of other dental care professionals such as dental nurses or dental hygienists.


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