Outcome statements for the HSST ARP

A trainee will receive one of the six outcome statements listed below:

Outcome 1 - Progress satisfactory

Review of progression evidence indicates satisfactory progression for this stage of training with no concerns or barriers to the trainee continuing on programme.

Some follow up actions may be requested.

Trainee and training department are commended for their efforts in actively engaging with the Higher Specialist Scientist Training Programme.

Outcome 2 - Progress mostly satisfactory

Review of progression evidence indicates mostly satisfactory progression for this stage of training with some minor concerns or barriers highlighted, from the review of evidence. Comments may indicate that these are being addressed locally.

Trainee should contact the School if support/advice required. Some follow up actions may be required.

Trainee and training department are acknowledged for their efforts in actively engaging with the Higher Specialist Scientist Training Programme.

Outcome 3 - Evidence shows that progress is not as anticipated for this stage on programme

Review of progression evidence indicates major concerns/barriers regarding progress on programme, potentially placing the trainee’s continuation on programme at risk.

It is acknowledged that this may be due to either the trainee’s engagement with the programme or issues with essential provision.

We will contact the trainee and their workplace supervisor for further clarification and arrange a support meeting if appropriate.

Outcome 4 - Completed evaluation of progression form not received from either trainee or their workplace supervisor

The review could not be carried out as either the trainee or their workplace supervisor has not submitted their evaluation of progression form.

Trainee and/or workplace supervisor will be required to complete a non-compliance form justifying their reasons. We will follow up as appropriate.

Outcome 5 - Review evidence not expected

We have been informed of trainee’s leave of absence from the programme.

Trainee to inform us on return to programme and review will be conducted at the next available opportunity and as appropriate to the term of absence.

Outcome 6 - Progression outcome not definable

Previously identified issues/concerns are being actively managed by us in discussion with trainee and/or workplace supervisor.