Course Code: AFH001
Your career as a Foot Health Practitioner starts with us – all from the comfort of your own home!
The Diploma in Advanced Foot Health Practice is provided in partnership with AFHPA (The Advanced Foot Health Practitioner Academy), who are one of the UK’s leading organisations for Podiatry and Orthopaedic health.
In addition to providing an excellent knowledge base in Foot Health, this course is ideal for:
This course enables you to:
Upon successful completion of this course, you will be awarded with a Diploma in Advanced Foot Health Practice from AFHPA and will be authorised to use the academy’s post-nominal letters (DipAFHPA) after your name.
Within this course, there are 12 modules to study.
The modules are developed by a team of registered podiatrists, biochemical experts and highly experienced FHPs.
Once you have completed these modules, you will be required to attend a two-week practical training course.
This will take place the Foot Health Clinic in the Quayside of Blyth.
The practical elements of this course will include:
Assessment of this course will take place through written assignments at the end of each module. Each assessment will demonstrate your understanding and capability of the content.
The final assessment will be the completion of the two-week practical training and examination, which will combine your theory knowledge with practice to ensure you understand and can demonstrate the entire course content.
You will study this course through distance learning, which will enable you to learn when and where you want. You can study from home or at work, it is completely up to you. All your materials will be posted to you for added convenience.
You will receive tutor support to assist you through your studies, so help is just a click away!
In addition, you must attend a 2-week practical training course to complete your qualification.
Upon successful completion of this course, you will be awarded with a Diploma in Advanced Foot Health Practice and will be authorised to use AFHPA’S post-nominal letters (DipAFHPA) after your name.
Completion of this course allows you to apply for complete liability insurance. We will be able to offer you the best competitive rates and help you to begin practicing as soon as possible!
There are no specific skill requirements to enrol onto this course, however a good base of IT skills and English are recommended. Students are required to provide a brief handwritten cover letter and a copy of their CV to outline previous work experience before any course materials can be sent out.
You will also need to apply for a DBS before attending the practical training due to the nature of the work entailed. This needs to be done at least 3 weeks prior to attending your practical. This can be accessed via the government website: https://www.gov.uk/request-copy-criminal-record.
In addition, you will need to complete a First Aid course before finishing your course. If you don’t have alternative arrangements for this, you are able to complete this during your practical course at the academy.
You will send your coursework to your personal course tutor for them to mark and return to you.
Each assessment will be marked as passed or returned for edits and improvements.
On completion of the theory modules, your tutor will advise you on how to book your practical training.
The course is located at a Foot Health Clinic in the Quayside of Blyth.
Free parking is provided at this facility, and it is easily accessible by public transport. If accommodation is required, we will be able to provide preferential accommodation rates.
On arrival, students will be provided with a single tunic to be worn during clinical hours. However, students must bring a white t-shirt, smart black trousers, socks and sensible shoes (preferably laced or with a Velcro strap).
Students who do not have a valid First Aid certificate will need to obtain a First Aid course either before or during their practical training. For students choosing to complete their First Aid course during their practical training, this will cost an additional £30.00.
Students who do not have a valid DBS, will need to apply before completion of the course. The record check is issued through the government website and will cost £25.00
You may start at any time and have 12 months to complete your studies. It is truly flexible and is designed to be adaptable around your lifestyle and other commitments.
For further information please contact us.
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