• Accreditation

    We are responsible for the accreditation of the Scientist Training Programme (STP), the Higher Specialist Scientist Training (HSST) programme and Practitioner Training Programme (PTP) as well as work-based providers for the STP and HSST programmes.

  • Curriculum Library

    The Curriculum Library details all the competencies and assessments that you are required to demonstrate and undertake in your workplace for STP and HSST.

  • Curriculum Review

    The STP curricula will be reviewed by theme to ensure related curricula are updated at the same time. Multiple themes will be reviewed at any one time. The STP curriculum content review began in 2019.

  • End-Point Assessment

    We are approved by the Education and Skills Funding Agency to offer the end-point assessment for the Healthcare Science Apprenticeship Standards Levels 2, 4 and 6.

  • OneFile

    We provide and support the OneFile e-portfolio service used by trainees, trainers and assessors across healthcare science programmes.

  • Training support

    We want you to have the best training experience, but you should also take care of your health and wellbeing.

  • Train the Trainer

    We provide face-to-face and online training and guidance for Training Officers and Supervisors on our training programmes.



  • Publications

    Browse our directory of publications.

  • Glossary

    Search our alphabetical glossary of acronyms and their meanings.

  • Research projects

    This is where you can find collections of project abstracts submitted by previous trainees. You can view them by programme.

  • Case studies

    Meet our trainees and training officers and hear their thoughts about life on our programmes.

  • Training recovery resources

    In this section STP trainees and training officers will find guidance, information and resources to assist with training recovery.