Frequently Asked Questions

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Course Requirements:

What are the entry requirements?

At the College of Foot Health Practitioners we welcome anyone to study one of our courses, however, we do have some entry requirements. Those looking to study one of our foot health practitioner courses must be able to read and write as well as demonstrate normal hand/eye coordination.

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Must I have a medical background?

We recognise that some learners will have relevant experience and that others will be new to medical matters. CFHP Courses are designed to be understandable to the medically inexperienced, and yet contain material that will be new to those with previously gained medical knowledge.

Is there an age limit?

When it comes to our foot health practitioner courses age is no barrier. At our college, we have taught students from aged 17 to 75.

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Training:

How long does it take to complete the training?

A foot health practitioner course consists of 12 Modules and 10 practical days, which are designed to be completed in one year. However, you can complete your theory as soon as you wish, and we will bring your practical forward.

How is practical training given?

The Practical Training takes place in the foot health college clinics, where students work under supervision on real patients. The Principals are trained teachers and tutors teach current techniques. Our principals are trained teachers and can, therefore, tutor you on the current techniques used in foot health practitioner roles.

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How long does it take to complete the training?

A foot health practitioner course consists of 12 Modules and 10 practical days, which are designed to be completed in one year. However, you can complete your theory as soon as you wish, and we will bring your practical forward.

How is practical training given?

The Practical Training takes place in the foot health college clinics, where students work under supervision on real patients. The Principals are trained teachers and tutors teach current techniques. Our principals are trained teachers and can, therefore, tutor you on the current techniques used in foot health practitioner roles.

Am I insured while training?

Yes. Whilst at the College you are covered by the Colleges own insurance policies. The Alliance of Private Sector Practitioners offers full insurance protection for the ongoing practice of all disciplines taught at the college.

Enrolment:

Can I view the College before enrolment?

Yes, ring to make an appointment to view the College. If you come when the College clinics are in progress you can talk to our students and see them at work. You can view the College at other times but the student clinics will not be active. In the meantime, you can look at the 360 tour of our foot health clinic here.

When does the term begin - how soon can I start?

Immediately. When you have completed the enrolment and induction procedure you will be ready to start your first lesson. Complete the assignments when ready and send them to us by email attachment or post.

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Can I view the College before enrolment?

Yes, ring to make an appointment to view the College. If you come when the College clinics are in progress you can talk to our students and see them at work. You can view the College at other times but the student clinics will not be active. In the meantime, you can look at the 360 tour of our foot health clinic here.

When does the term begin - how soon can I start?

Immediately. When you have completed the enrolment and induction procedure you will be ready to start your first lesson. Complete the assignments when ready and send them to us by email attachment or post.

Are there any hidden costs?

No - but you will need to consider set-up costs. A range of equipment, books and materials can be purchased from the College. Food, accommodation and travel costs are your only other expenses.

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