Frequently Asked Questions

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General

Does course attendance go towards my CPD hours?
Who are Improve’s partners?
Tell me more about Improve International
What are the course timings?

Modular Programmes

I want to register on a modular programme but I may be away for some of the modules. Does this mean I will miss out?
What resources will be available to support me through the modular training programme?
How are Improve’s Modular training programmes different to other providers?
What does the GPCert examination consist of?
What is a General Practitioner Certificate – GPCert?

Distance Learning

If coming from a non-European country – how would face-to-face module attendance work for the PgC?
Can I defer a module?
What do the case logs for the case diary consist of?
How do I register for the GPCert and/or the PgC?
How do I register for the PgC?
How do I submit my case report for the GPCert?
Is the General Practitioner Certificate (GPCert) all online?
How many hours per week will I have to spend on the programme?
Which modules do I choose for the PgC and when do I have to choose them?
Do I have to access the programme via a specific browser?
When do the exams take place?
How can I track my progress in the programme?
Does the Postgraduate Certificate (PgC) programme differ from the GPCert?
What does the GPCert consist of?
What does the PgC consist of?
Can I do the GPCert and the PgC at the same time?
Is the PgC programme recognised by other countries?
What qualifications are needed for taking the programme if coming from another non-European country?
What qualifications are needed for taking the programme if coming from another non- European country?
What additional learning resources are available?
Who can enrol on the Online Learning programmes?
When is the learning content available for each module?

Accelerated

How do I register for the FCert?
When do the exams take place?
What does the FCert consist of?
Can I enrol in the programme at the time of my preference?
Are there live sessions or other events that require me to be connected at a specific day/time?
How many hours per week will I have to spend on the programme?
What learning resources are available?
When is the learning content available for each module?
Who can enrol on the Accelerated Learning programmes?

Nursing Certificate Distance Learning

What additional learning resources are available?
Do I have to access the programme via a specific browser?
When is the learning content available for each module?
What happens if I fail an ISVPS assessment?
How can I track my progress in the programme?
Is there an option to defer the programme?
Will there be any additional costs involved?
How much self-study is required?
How many CPD hours will this programme provide?
What does the examination consist of?
When do examinations take place for the NCert/VTCert/VPPCert and do I need to travel to take them?
How do I register for the NCert/VTCert/VPPCert qualification via Online Learning Programmes?
What does the NCert/VTCert/VPP Certificate qualification consist of?
Who can enrol on the NCert/VTCert/VPPCert Certificate Online Learning Programmes?

Payments

What payment methods do you accept?
Can I pay by Direct Debit?

ISVPS

Do I have to register for the ISVPS certificate to attend a General Practitioner Certificate programme?
If I sit and pass an ISVPS examination, will the RCVS include it in its register?
Who is ISVPS ?
What does the GPCert examination consist of?
What is a General Practitioner Certificate – GPCert?

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