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Students and applicants

Guidance and resources for those looking to become HCPC registered.


The role of the HCPC
We are a regulator, and we were set up to protect the public. To do this, we keep a Register of health and care professionals who meet our standards for their training, professional skills, behaviour and health.


Guidance on conduct and ethics for students
These standards apply to people who are applying to become registered with us.

As of the revised Guidance on conduct and ethics for students document from June 2017, we produced a learning resource for students which promotes and contextualises the guidance.

The learning resource is comprised of a series of four short films featuring four different case studies confronted with various scenarios whilst undergoing practice placements as part of their approved education and training programmes. Click here to view the learning resource.


Health, disability and becoming a health and care professional
Having a disability should not be seen as a barrier to becoming a health and care professional or becoming registered by us.


Standards
In order to remain registered with us, registrants must continue to meet the standards that we set for their profession.


How to apply for registration
You need to register with The HCPC before you are able to start work using a protected title.

If you have taken a course at a university or training institution outside of the UK and wish to become established here, you will need to apply via the 'international registration' route.


How to stay registered
Information about CPD, renewing and keeping in contact with us.


Fitness to practise
We can take action when there are concerns about a registrant's conduct or competence.