For Assistants & SLTs managing / leading Assistants
This series of short courses provides an introduction and grounding to the HEE/RCSLT Support Workers Framework.
A Series of E Learning Short Courses is anticipated to be available from 1 January 2023.
This is currently known as the APPF (Assistant Practitioner Professional Framework) but the title may change in the months ahead to Support Worker Professional Framework.
Introductory Guide to the Framework
HEE/RCSLTs Professional Development Framework for Therapy Assistants
(currently known as APPF)
This e course is an introduction to the Framework – the background and development. The Toolkit and Competency Profiles are showcased.
Exploring the Framework
Explore HEE/RCSLT Framework in greater depth
This e course goes into greater detail about the learning model, underlying theory and its Visual Representation.
The Core Competency Profile
How to demonstrate skills & competencies
This is about the Core Competencies Framework for Support Workers across all professions.
*Health Education England
Clinical Competency Profile.
This e course focuses on Clinical Competencies.
These were developed by RCSLT project as an extension to the Core Competencies.
The Clinical Competencies are SLT related across the 8 HEE domains
A “HOW TO” guide to Work Based Learning
Often we pay lip service to work based learning via reflective practice. Evidence tells us this is an effective approach to developing in role. This e course explores W B L – it is a ‘How to’ guide.
Demonstrating your Competencies – the practical tools
This e course carries on the series by focusing on how to demonstrate competencies effectively. Focusing on reflective writing with a practical guide.
Keeping a Learning Log, Reflective Journal or Portfolio. The RCSLT Diary can be used by Assistants who are members and this also features in the content.
Access to course materials for 6 months.