Approvals - Academic Year 2018/19

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

Gateway one: Guidance for completion by AEIs and education institutions

Gateway one: Standards framework for nursing and midwifery education with examples of evidence (October 2018)
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 (October 2018)
You must provide an evaluative narrative against the QA criteria and provide supporting evidence to demonstrate compliance with each standard/requirement. This document provides is an exemplar for Standard 2.6 evaluative narrative with suggestions for documentary analysis.

Gateway one: NMC Key Words
The AEI is required to select one or more NMC key word, which aligns with their Standards Requirements evaluative narrative.

QA Hub - User Guidance for AEIs
This document provides a step by step guide for completing and submitting Gateway 1 and 2 (updated October 2018).

Gateway two: Guidance for Completion by AEIs and Education Institutions

Gateway two: Standards for Student Supervision and Assessment with examples of evidence (November 2018)
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.