Guidance

Guidance on the Independent Assessment of Professionals Skills for HSST trainees

Last Updated: 26th March 2021

This guidance provides details on the different elements of the HSST final assessment.

Overview

The Independent Assessment of Professional Skills (IAPS) is the final examination for HSST trainees, prior to becoming a Consultant Clinical Scientist. All trainees are eligible to apply to exit from their programme within a 15 month window, starting 3 months prior to the fifth anniversary of their enrolment onto their programme and up to a year after that.