Pre-registration Manual

Autumn bulletin 2018

Thu, 2018-12-20 11:19 -- suzannah.nobbs

If you missed the bulletin email in your inbox, here's the information you need to make the most of your preregistration training...

Make sure your training details are up to date

This bulletin follows on from the welcome letter you received at the start of your training –if you did not receive this letter, please get in touch and check the details we hold for you.

If the information we hold about you and your training is not accurate, your assessment entry application or registration may be refused or delayed.

Something to declare?

Tell us about any fitness to practise issues as early as possible so we can provide guidance on what to do when you apply for registration. If you think you may have something to declare, get in touch at

Are you following your training plan? 

Your training provider has submitted a plan for your pre-registration training. They should also share this with you. If you have any concerns or issues with your plan, raise these with your training provider. See section 3.4 of the pre-registration manual to find out about your training plan

Be proactive - take ownership of your own training

Pre-registration tutoring is only one element of your tutor’s job as a pharmacist – it’s up to you to take control, make notes, collect evidence, ask questions of other healthcare professionals. Making the most of your training 

Worried about an unsatisfactory progress report?

It’s important to be clear about what went wrong if you receive an unsatisfactory progress report. Find out how to get back on track

The 2019 registration assessments

We have updated the information about the 2019 registration assessments, including the framework (which sets out the topics covered), and feedback from the September 2018 sitting. See section 5 of the pre-registration manual to find out about the 2018 assessments

We’ve published the list of items you will be permitted to have on your desk in the registration assessment. If you need any items not on the list, you must tell us why by submitting an adjustment request.

Requesting assessment adjustments

If you have a permanent or temporary need which you feel could disadvantage you unfairly when sitting the registration assessment, you can request reasonable adjustments to the assessment conditions to mitigate these. Find about adjustments

Key dates

Don’t miss out on important deadlines – check the key dates page regularly.

Get some support

Pre-registration training can be tough. If you are having problems, there is support available to you. Find out about support