How to be a clinical educator


If you are thinking of bringing an apprentice into your team or you currently have an apprentice, then this is the course for you. Osgo Learning and The University of Plymouth have come together to create a course that will provide you with the essential skills to grow the profession by being a competent mentor. Looking closely at communication skills to ensure the clinical educator and apprentice create and maintain a positive effective relationship throughout the apprenticeship programme.

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Running a busy clinic and being responsible for an apprentice can seem a daunting task. How to be a clinical educator guides you through the role step by step, coaching you on the best most effective approaches in managing and communicating with your apprentice.

The course is delivered by The University of Plymouth’s very own Podiatry team in bite-sized easy to manage videos that you can revisit at a time and place that suits you.

Course topics include:

  • Qualities of a clinical educator
  • Communication
  • Empowering and supporting learners
  • Learning styles
  • Supervision
  • Giving effective feedback
  • Support when it goes wrong

To access the course once purchased, please head to your account page and click “My Courses”.

Click here for more information about the University of Plymouth Apprenticeship Scheme.

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