Approvals - 2019/20 Academic Year

This section contains documentation and guidelines required by Programme Providers relating to approvals. Further information can also be found in the QA Handbook

Please find deadline dates for approval visits scheduled for August 2019 to May 2020 here

QA Hub - User Guidance for AEIs

This document provides a step by step guide to undertake approvals and modifications via the QA Hub.

Gateway one: Guidance for completion by AEIs and EIs

Gateway one: Standards framework for nursing and midwifery education with examples of evidence 
When you access the QA Hub and view Gateway one you will see that the Standards framework for nursing, midwifery and nursing associate education has QA criteria under each requirement. You must provide an evaluative summary against the QA criteria and provide supporting evidence to demonstrate compliance with each standard/requirement. This document provides a list of examples of evidence as guidance.

Standard 2.6 evaluative narrative exemplar with suggestions for documentary evidence 
You must provide an evaluative narrative against the QA criteria and provide supporting evidence to demonstrate compliance with each standard/requirement. This document is an exemplar for Standard 2.6 evaluative narrative with suggestions for documentary analysis.

Gateway two: Guidance for Completion by AEIs and EIs

Gateway two: Standards for Student Supervision and Assessment with examples of evidence
When you access the QA Hub and view Gateway two you will see that the Standards for Student Supervision and Assessment has QA criteria under each requirement. You must provide an evaluative summary against the QA criteria and provide supporting evidence to demonstrate compliance with each standard/requirement. This document provides a list of examples of evidence as guidance.

Gateway three: Guidance for Completion by AEIs and EIs

Examples of documentation and evidence are provided in section 3, paragraph 77 of the QA Handbook.