Our Role in Education & Training

The AHCS is an approved education provider for STP Equivalence route

The Academy for Healthcare Science is an HCPC-approved Education Provider for one programmes:

  • Certificate of Equivalence. When equivalence is awarded by the AHCS on successful demonstration of equivalence to the output of the STP programme.

On award of the Certificate of Equivalence individuals are eligible to apply for registration with the HCPC with the protected title “Clinical Scientist”. The Association of Clinical Scientists (ACS) and the Institute of Biomedical Science are also an HCPC-approved education providers for training leading to eligibility to apply to HCPC for registration as a Clinical Scientist.

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