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We approve programmes within the UK for the professions we regulate. Someone who has successfully completed an approved programme is eligible to apply to our register.

Online register Register of approved programmes
Find an approved programme for one of the professions we regulate here. You can also find approved post-registration programmes for prescribing.
Clock Major change
Are you making significant changes to your approved programme? Find out how to tell us about your changes here.
Pen Document downloads
Find all our approval, major change and annual monitoring forms here.
Newspaper Changes to prescribing rights
Find the latest information about changes to prescribing rights here.

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An introduction to our education processes


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Student presentation

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This presentation explains the role of the HCPC, what professional regulation means, how to apply for registration and how to stay registered.

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