LC Multi-professional Support of Learning and Assessment in Practice (Non Credit Bearing)

Effective support and management of learners in the workplace requires a fine balance of elements, including leadership, interpersonal skills, learning opportunities and evaluation. If you want to progress in your career and take on more responsibility for learners in the workplace, studying our MSLAP course could give you that opportunity.

LC Multi-professional Support of Learning and Assessment in Practice (Non Credit Bearing)

Course details

If you’re a nurse or allied health professional involved in the training, support and assessment of learners in the workplace, our Multi-Professional Support of Learning and Assessment in Practice (MSLAP) course is designed with you in mind. Developed to reflect the needs of healthcare professionals and their employers, this part-time programme could help you achieve your potential by giving you the opportunity to build the learner support and management skills necessary to progress in your career.

Supporting and assisting learners in the workplace is both challenging and rewarding for practitioners who possess the necessary professional management skills – this course covers a series of topics that provide a good grounding for students looking to take on more responsibility in their careers. During the course you can expect to learn more about key areas, such as the creation of an environment for learning, establishing effective working relationships, facilitation and evaluation of learning and leadership. You’ll also have the opportunity to explore themes relating to evidence-based practice and context of practice for the chance to develop and apply your skills in workplace scenarios.

  • Start date: 02/07/2019 or 01/08/2019
  • Location: The University of Bolton
  • Award: LC
  • Duration: 15 weeks

Course highlights:

  • The course is flexible and designed to fit in with your busy home and working life.
  • Assessment on the course is through the submission of coursework - there are no exams.
  • Our dedicated academic team has a wealth of experience working in NHS settings and are engaging in relevant research, bringing their expertise and passion for service excellence to their teaching.
  • We have the knowledge and experience to anticipate and respond to change. Our courses and programmes respond directly to the requirements of the NHS Knowledge and Skills Framework (KSF), which is at the heart of the career and pay progression strand of Agenda for Change.

Key features:

  • We’ve been offering high-quality courses, specifically designed to meet the needs of the health and social care sector, for over 30 years.
  • You may be given financial support from your employer or you may be self-funded.
  • We offer full student support and small class sizes. Lessons are taught by approachable and experienced tutors.
  • You’ll have access to all university facilities, including our 24/7 library and IT suite.
  • You’ll attend lectures and tutorials and undertake practical experience in the workplace. You’ll also be expected to undertake independent study.

Entry requirements

  • Start date: 02/07/2019 or 01/08/2019
  • Location: The University of Bolton
  • Award: LC
  • Duration: 15 weeks

You must have completed at least one year’s full-time work experience post-qualifying in an appropriate health or social care related profession (e.g. nurse, allied health professional).

You must also have appropriate current employment and your employer’s support to complete this qualification. This is because you’ll need access to a Practice setting that can provide both a mentor (who helps the University assess your progress on the course) and a learner (to practice your skills on) in the workplace.

If English isn't your first language you'll also need IELTS 6.0 with no less than 5.5 in any band (or equivalent). Find out more

Fees & funding

No fee information is currently available, please contact Student Data Management on 01204 903059 or for more information

Useful information

In some cases, your employer may sponsor you to complete this course. If you are an NHS employee, please ask your line manager about funding for continuing professional development (CPD). If your application for sponsorship is approved by the NHS, please apply for this course through the CPD-Apply system (see the How to Apply section for details).

The fees for a student’s course of study will be set for the normal duration of that course subject only to inflationary increases – measured by the Consumer Price Index (CPI) recorded in March each year to take effect for subsequent start dates.

The University is currently awaiting Government guidelines as to EU fee charges for students commencing study in 2019/20.

UK undergraduate tuition fees are subject to UK government approval and are subject to the outcome of the Teaching Excellence Framework.

How to apply


You may apply directly to the University using the University's online application form. Please select your chosen start date from the list below:

Before you commence the online application please read the Application Guidance Notes.

You should also ensure you have to hand:

  • Details of the educational establishments you attended and dates

  • Your certificates for the qualifications you are using to gain entry to the course – you will need to enter the completion date and upload copies

  • Details of any employment history including name, address, dates and role

  • Personal statement – this can be either input into the relevant field or uploaded separately

  • Details including e-mail addresses of two referees, at least one of which should be someone who can provide an academic reference

Please make sure any documents you wish to upload in support of your application are in pdf or jpeg format. Personal statements may be word documents.

Please ensure your data is correct at each stage of the application before you proceed to the next page. If you use the back button at any time during the application, you should check the validity of the data you have already input.

If you experience difficulties during the application process, contact the Admissions Team on 01204 903394 or


International applications are not possible for this course

As an international student you are not allowed to study this course because of the restrictions on your visa.

We offer a wide range of full-time courses in lots of different subjects, many of our courses start in September and January. If you would like to see what courses are available please visit our Course Search.

Teaching & assessment


Modules listed below are a mixture of compulsory and optional. You may not have the opportunity to study all the modules as part of the course.

  • Multi-professional Support of Learning and Assessment in Practice 15 week taught (Non Credit Bearing)
  • Multi-professional Support of Learning and Assessment in Practice 15 week on line (Non Credit Bearing)

Assessment methods

Level Assessment method
Level One Coursework (100%)

Learning activities

Level Learning activity
Level One Guided independent study (76%), Scheduled learning and teaching activities (24%)

Contact The University

Key facts

  • Course type:
  • Start date:
    02/07/2019 or 01/08/2019
  • Location:
    The University of Bolton
  • Award:
  • Duration:
    15 weeks

Contact us

Trish Houghton
Programme Leader
Telephone: +44 (0)1204 903756

Enquiry Team
University of Bolton
Telephone: +44 (0)1204 903903