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Information for education and training providers

Information for providers on how we approve and monitor courses, and how to make a change to an existing course.


Our education and training standards are the requirements that we expect social work courses to meet.


For guidance aimed at supporting education and training providers.

New courses

Information for education and training providers who are thinking about running a new course.

AMHP courses

For more information about how we will be approving and monitoring AMHP courses approved by HCPC and how to request approval for a new course.


Approved courses are reapproved every 6 years. This means that courses approved by HCPC will need to be reapproved by us in due time.


For information about timelines, what happens at an inspection and how to prepare.


For information about how we monitor courses to make sure that they meet our education and training standards.

Course changes

For information about types of course changes, how to make a change to a course and what evidence to provide.

Tell us about a closure

For information about when to tell us of a course closure and what you need to do.


For inspection reports, evidence mapping forms and other resources.

Best Interest Assessors

We will undertake a full review of the training courses available and issue new guidance for training providers.

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