Guidance

Guidance on routes to completion of the OneFile e-portfolio (2021)

Last Updated: 11th February 2021

This guidance is part of the completion criteria for the Scientist Training Programme 2021.

Criteria for 2021

  • Trainees must complete all rotation modules, their professional practice module and 2 MSF assessments as a minimum on OneFile.
  • If trainees do not achieve full completion of their specialist modules, they will require their clinical competence to be signed off by a HCPC registered Clinical or Biomedical Scientist.
  • Trainees who do complete all specialist modules and complete all other requirements of the e-portfolio, will not be required to be signed off by a HCPC registered Clinical or Biomedical Scientist.
  • Completion of the elective module is optional and not required for completion purposes.
  • A module is deemed complete if all competencies and assessments required of that module are completed to a satisfactory standard and signed off by the relevant assessor. Trainees with competencies and assessments still pending assessment are not deemed to be complete.
  • Trainees will be able to complete all requirements on the e-portfolio as with previous completion processes should they wish to.
Route Description Requirements OneFile Other requirements
1 Standard completion (prior to 2020) All specialist/scientific modules completed with a satisfactory outcome

All rotation modules completed with a satisfactory outcome

Professional practice and elective module completed with a satisfactory outcome

X 2 MSF

100% MSc pass

IACC pass

2a No HCPC Registered Clinical or Biomedical Scientist sign off required All specialist/scientific modules completed with a satisfactory outcome

All rotation modules completed with a satisfactory outcome

Professional practice module completed with a satisfactory outcome

x 2 MSF

Less than 100% MScĀ  pass

IACC pass

2b Registered Clinical or Biomedical Scientist sign off required All rotation modules completed with a satisfactory outcome

Professional practice module completed with a satisfactory outcome

x 2 MSF

Less than 100% MSc pass

IACC pass

Sign off by HCPC registered Clinical or Biomedical Scientist