The purpose of the IACC


Assess your readiness to practice

The IACC will:

  • assess your ability to work safely and effectively at the level of a newly qualified clinical scientist in your specialty
  • assess your ability to ensure appropriate standards and patient safety are maintained at all times
  • recognise the scope of your own competence and readiness to practise as an autonomous professional, and explaining how you will self-regulate to maintain professional standards, including patient safety

The IACC will also:

  • instil you and your assessor with confidence that you have the ability to practise safely
  • demonstrate self-awareness, self-regulation and self-development
  • demonstrate you are ready to register with the HCPC and uphold standards

Assessment of the IACC

The IACC consists of:

  • a critical reflective narrative
  • an interview

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