Pre-Registration bulletin 2016

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 – read the letter to check the details we hold for you and if these are not correct or if you did not receive this letter, please get in touch.
  • It’s your responsibility to make sure we have the right information about your training.
    Check what information you need to tell us
  • Considering changing your training arrangements?
    Check the information in the pre-registration manual
  • It’s really important that we have a learning contract which is signed by you and your current tutor. If you changed tutor after you applied to start training, make sure that you have sent us an up to date learning contract. Download the learning contract as part of the change of details form

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

Getting used to recording your CPD
Have you tried out the CPD recording system? Your personal login details were included in your welcome letter. Access CPD

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. Declaring an issue

Are you following your training plan?
Your training provider has submitted a plan for your pre-registration training, which they should also share with you. If you have any concerns or issues with your plan, raise these with your training provider. 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 and 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

Information about the registration assessment in 2017  
We’ve updated the pre-registration manual to include information about the registration assessment in 2017. The framework has been updated and you can check out section five of the manual to find out what’s new and what you need to do. Email or tweet us if you have any questions.

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

Requesting assessment adjustments
If you have a permanent or temporary disability 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

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