Train the Trainers in Advanced Practice – now open!

Applications for the penultimate pathway of the Education and Training Foundation’s (ETF’s) Advanced Practitioner year 4 programme – Train the Trainers in Advanced Practice – are now open. The pathway will be delivered on behalf of the ETF by touchconsulting Ltd and will include our first venture into face-to-face training after 20 months! We are offering up to 25 places to experienced Advanced Practitioners (APs).

You’ll be selected on to the programme as long as you meet the entry requirements. We are looking far and wide for experienced APs with influence and potential within their organisation and a remit to support and develop an AP team. This programme is designed for experienced APs who are (ideally) graduates of the AP Programme; hungry to learn with and from the team and each other, and who are comfortable with the tight timelines, plus time commitment, as well as the self-directed ethos of this pathway.

If you hold Advanced Teacher Status that’s fantastic. If you don’t, that’s fine as it’s not an entry requirement. We are limiting applications to one applicant per organisation. If you’ve got a strong case for multiple applications – because you have multiple sites, large AP teams, and so on – please get in touch by emailing:

Your commitment

In short, you’ll be committing to:

  • participating in professional development activity that is a mixture of self-study, face-to-face and online. This will involve:
    o 0.5-day asynchronous, initial study
    o A full day of face-to-face session in central Birmingham; on either Wed 26 January or Wed 2 February 2022
    o An online session from 10-3.50pm on Thurs 10 February 2022 via Zoom.
  • accessing mentoring support from an experienced mentor
  • training/supporting/developing three or four other APs in your workplace or networks
  • submitting one summative impact story of your experience.

Apply now!

Joining instructions and further guidance will be provided once your application has been approved. This includes social distancing guidelines for the face-to-face event.

The deadline to apply for round one is 9am on Friday 17 December 2021.
Good luck.

Joss Kang
Director – touchconsulting Ltd

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