Assistant Practitioner at University of Chester - UCAS

Course summary

If your goal is to work in Health and Social Care at Assistant Practitioner level (Band 4), this is the course for you. Our course promotes the ethos of lifelong learning and advances your sense of personal responsibility and commitment to your ongoing education and development, and it will prepare you to work as an efficient member of a multidisciplinary team. This course ensures that Assistant Practitioner students are able to respond to the constantly changing context within which health and social care policies are being implemented, and helps students to develop an appreciation that knowledge and understanding is acquired within an evidence-based framework. We offer placements covering a large geographical area that can include Cheshire, Merseyside and Shropshire.


For the latest example of curriculum availability on this course, please refer to the University of Chester's Website.

Assessment method

The assessment strategies employed throughout the course are designed to ensure that students are exposed to a mix of assessment methods measuring both academic and clinical competence. The assessment methods include reports, presentations, short answer exams, case studies, projects, peer observations and reviews. The assessment of the practical learning is via Practice competencies, with the support of a Practice Mentor.

Qualified teacher status (QTS)

To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:

  • Course does not award QTS

How to apply

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University Centre Warrington
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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Applicants must have GCSE Maths and English at grade C (grade 4) or above, or equivalent.

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Health checks


Student Outcomes

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There is no data available for this course. For further information visit the Discover Uni website.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1

Additional fee information

The University may increase these fees at the start of each subsequent year of your course in line with inflation at that time, as measured by the Retail Price Index. These fee levels and increases are subject to any necessary government, and other regulatory, approvals.
Assistant Practitioner at University of Chester - UCAS