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Student Pre-Clinical Induction on the Physiotherapy Course (Mandatory Training)

In year 1 students complete the following online training:

  • Professional Induction & University Rules and Regulations
  • Resuscitation
  • Moving & Handling
  • Data Security Awareness
  • Equality and Diversity & Human Rights
  • Fire Safety
  • Infection Prevention and Control
  • Preventing Radicalisation - Basic Prevent Awareness
  • Safeguarding Adults
  • Safeguarding Children
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Health safety & Welfare

And practical sessions in

  • Basic Life Support
  • Moving and Handling
  • Moving and Handling with equipment

Students will not be cleared for placement until this training has been successfully completed.
Where required they will be repeated in the course programme to ensure they meet satisfactory professional requirements for placements.

Placement Objectives

Students will be asked to create some individual placement objectives to demonstrate their learning on placement. The  Objective Planning Guidance (PDF, 169.2KB) form can be used to make them Specific, Measurable Achievable Realistic Time-framed (SMART).

You will find the validated course placement learning outcomes on the Assessment page on this site.

You will also be expected to do some pre-placement reading specifically for your area. Please consult your placement profile or discuss with your practice educator.

HCPC and Chartered Society of Physiotherapy Guidance

You will find essential guidance from the HCPC and the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy on the Quality Assurance page of this site.