UPDATE: 26.07.23 – Now taking First Come First Serve applications.
To apply please email cpd.admin@swast.nhs.uk – include full name; role; base station; what you are applying for e.g. UoC module; if you are bank staff & your mobile number* we can’t accept your application without this.

*Please ensure you have read all information below*

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*Applications are open to staff from across SWASFT, however please be mindful that although most modules should be available as distance learning there may be exceptions.

Travel costs are not supported as part of this module funding. Please contact the university directly if you have any questions regarding delivery mode.*

Prior to applying or expressing an interest in funding for a module place please check the application deadline and ensure you have checked that you have met the entry requirements for modules you may be interested in enrolling on.
Opportunity to select from any* available University of Cumbria module (2023/24 Academic year). 

 

Please carefully read the following conditions:
  • Funding offer is equivalent of up to 1 x Level 6 or Level 7, 20 (or 40 if Dissertation) Credit Module within the 2023/24 academic year (available runs only).
  • If you find a short course at a lower level, this is also acceptable.
  • It is not possible to secure funding for a full degree programme. *There is a separate process for the BSc Top Up Programme
  • Only one place per person.
  • It is not possible to choose any modules relating to independent prescribing. Please contact us separately if you wish to complete one of these modules and you already have prescribing status & use this as part of your SWASFT role. *
  • It is not possible to choose the Clinical Supervision module. If you are interested in Clinical Supervision, the SWASFT preferred module is the UoP partnership module. You can sign up here. *
  • It is not possible to choose a module which stipulates that you require placement or a SWASFT supervisor or mentor. *
  • It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure they meet the entry requirements of selected modules prior to completing an application for funding. *
  • All funding needs to be approved by SWAST CPD before any applications are made with UoC: any early attempts to enrol with UoC will unfortunately be rejected. 
  • Capacity on all modules is managed by UoC, therefore you are only guaranteed a place a point of successful enrolment with UoC. Applicants who are successful with their funding application are therefore advised to enrol on their chosen module promptly – therefore we suggest having a fairly firm idea of which modules you may like to do at this stage.
*Please do not apply directly with UoC unless instructed to do so as unfortunately your application will be rejected.*
Click here for a list of suggested modules
Click here for a list of suggested modules
*Please do not apply directly with UoC unless instructed to do so as your application will be rejected.*
Available to Registered Health Care Professionals.

It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure they meet the entry requirements of selected modules prior to completing an application for funding.

Check terms and conditions here.

Academic Year 2023/24: Three intakes available in September 2023January 2024, and April 2024.
  • Sept 2023: Week commencing 25th Sept
  • Jan 2024: Week commencing 15th January
  • April 2023: Week commencing 22nd April

If you have not studied at UoC previously you will also be required to attend a virtual induction.

Deadline for funding applications: Monday 24th July at 9am

*Deadline may be extended if we have remaining availability but this is not guaranteed.

It is the students responsibility to ensure they have checked all information required about the module.

Please fill in the self-score funding application form below.

Application Deadline: Monday 24th July at 9am

You will be contacted up to 2 weeks after this date by email to let you if you have been successful as the CPD scoring process, with further instructions on what to do next.

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*Please ensure you check your emails during this period as offers may be retracted for applicants who we do not hear back from by any stipulated deadlines*

Click here for a list of suggested modules

Deadline for funding applications: Monday 24th July at 9am

The protected characteristics monitoring form is separate to the main application form below; completion is optional & anonymous. We ask for information on your ‘protected characteristics’ in order to help us monitor our performance on equality.

If you have already completed this form since April 2024 & nothing has changed, there is no need to complete again.

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The deadline for applications has now passed. The deadline may be extended if we have remaining availability but this is not guaranteed. Any places which become available at a later will be advertised via this page and via the SWAST CPD Mailing List - so please sign up if you are interested!