Qualifications in Additional Supply (AS), Supplementary Prescribing (SP) and/or Independent Prescribing (IP) categories
In December 2021, our Council approved new education and training requirements for GOC-approved qualifications in Additional Supply (AS), Supplementary Prescribing (SP) and/or Independent Prescribing (IP) categories.
The new Requirements, effective from 1 January 2022, can be seen below:
- Requirements for Approved Qualifications in Additional Supply (AS), Supplementary Prescribing (SP) and/or Independent Prescribing (IP)
Applying for, or adapting, to the new requirements
If you are seeking to gain approval or to adapt an existing qualification in AS, SP and/or IP, please first contact the Education Team via firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss the process and for further information.
All the documents and associated forms and templates that you will need for this process are available below.
Prospective providers of unapproved qualifications in AS, SP, and IP should use the below form (1B) and guidance notes to apply for qualification approval in accordance with the Requirements (January 2022):
Existing providers of currently approved qualifications in AS, SP and/or IP should use the below form (2B) to notify the GOC of proposed adaptations to, or teach out of, existing GOC-approved qualifications to meet the Requirements (January 2022):
The Evidence Framework provides guidance for providers of approved qualifications, Education Visitors, the GOC Education Team and decision-makers:
The following are a series of submission templates, designed to support current or prospective providers of GOC-approved qualifications to record and submit evidence to demonstrate how they meet, or intend to meet, the Standards for Approved Qualifications and Outcomes for Approved Qualifications outlined in the Requirements (January 2022):
- GOC templates library
- GOC Template 1 - Introduction
- GOC Template 2 - Criteria Narrative
- GOC Template 3 - Qualification Diagram
- GOC Template 4 - Assessment Strategy
- GOC Template 5 - Module outcome map
- GOC Template 6 - Outcomes Narrative
- GOC Template 7 - List of Supplementary Documentation
- GOC Template 8 - Programme History
This form will be used internally by the GOC to track decisions for qualifications seeking to gain GOC approval. This applies to new qualifications and existing qualifications being adapted to the new requirements: