Study Patterns: Enhanced Clinical Practice (Apprenticeship) Postgraduate Certificate (online) - OLPDS

On this page, you will find the study patterns for our Postgraduate Certificate in Enhanced Clinical Practice (Apprenticeship) online (OLPDS) programme.

The scheduled modules for the remainder of your programme (outlined below) are based on the current plan, however, the order of these may be subject to change. Should any changes be made, we will communicate this to you as soon as possible.    

Please note that any optional modules are subject to viable group sizes. Should you choose a module that is deemed to be non-viable, you will be notified of the alternative available options. 

PG Cert Enhanced Clinical Practice (Apprenticeship) - with September start

Study Pattern Autumn (September) Spring (January) Summer (May)
Year 1 Enhanced Clinical Practice
40 Credits

Enhanced Clinical Practice
40 Credits

Optional module A*

Enhanced Clinical Practice
40 Credits

Optional module B*

Year 2 Enhanced Clinical Practice
40 Credits

*Students may choose ONE optional module dependent on their area of speciality. This module enables the development of specialist or enhanced knowledge, skills, and behaviours relevant to the student's role and area of work. Students may choose to take the option module during trimester 2 or trimesters 3 of the programme. 

Option A Modules 

Minor Injuries (6NU518)
Diabetes: A Contemporary Approach (6NU521)
Advanced Concepts in Palliative Care (6NU545)
Children and Young People: Perspective in Health (6NU574)
Critical Care (6NU575)
Intellectual and Development Disabilities: Perspectives in Care (6NU577)
Ageing Well (7OT546)

Option B Modules

Infection Prevention and Control (6NU548)
Managing the Acutely Ill Patient (6NU550)
Maternal and Family Health (6NU579)
Perspectives in Mental Health (6NU581)
Respiratory Diseases (6NU582)
Supporting People Living with Dementia and other Neurocognitive Disorders (6NU583)
Surgical First Assistant (6OD510)
Public and Community Health (7HC501)