What is ARC Academy

Overview of Courses

ARC has 3 Specialist Areas

  • Clinical Supervision & Reflective Practice
  • Learning & Development for SLT Assistant Practitioners (including specific training for SLTs who work with/support/supervise Assistants)
  • Self Development/Reflective Practice – a Series of CPD Seminars

There are a variety of online Study Days & Workshops in these specialist areas. The Course Calendar tab gives specific information.

Clinical/Professional Supervision continues to be provided

What’s available?

Examples of Courses & Workshops can be found below.

Introduction or RefresherRoots of Reflectice Practice

Clinical/Professional Supervision in SLT: Strengthening your Skills as Supervisor, aspiring Supervisor or Supervisee

Resilient Restorative Approaches in Supervision

Training Support for Assistant Practitioners and SLTs supporting them.

Appreciative Leadership

Assistant practitioners development

(with both direct training and E Learning options available)

The focus in this Program is on building competencies through effective “proper” Work Based Learning.


Salma in a new role

Cameo A

Salma is an experienced SLT who has been asked to take on Superviison of an SLT assistant colleague. Salma is very keen to undertake this new role and is searching for training about the RCSLT Professional Training & Development Framework for assistants.

‘Supporting the Supporters’ is a short course which will build her confidence as a Competency Coach.

Andrea’s Learning Journey

Cameo B

Andrea has been in post as an SLT Assistant for 2 years. Prior to this she worked as an OT Assistant. Andrea has heard about the new RCSLT Framework for Assistants with its emphasis on demonstrating competencies through Work Based Learning and is looking for background and advice about demonstrating how she has achieved competencies and iidentifying her next objectives

After attending a short introductory seminar about the RCSLT Framework Andrea attends ARC Assistants Program for confidence in her Learning Journey

Bespoke training can be provided as a bespoke course for a Team or group of colleagues who would like to train together and share a learning journey.