Advanced Certificate in Health Service Governance
The challenges faced by the NHS are unique and the provision of high quality services requires robust governance systems and practices. This qualification is designed to equip you with the advanced knowledge and skills needed to ensure effective governance service delivery in your NHS organisation.
This Level 6 qualification is the only one of its kind and covers the specific governance needs of the NHS in England and Wales. It is ideal for those who work in a management or administrative role in the NHS with governance responsibilities, such as board or trust secretaries in Clinical Commissioning Groups, Commissioning Support Units, Trusts or Foundation Trusts, directors of corporate governance or affairs, governance officers, those in non-executive or lay roles or General Practice managers.
Suitability - Who should attend?
Board or trust secretaries in Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs), Commissioning Support Units (CSUs), NHS Trusts and NHS Foundation Trusts, Directors of corporate governance, corporate affairs, legal, or compliance in CSUs, NHS Trusts and NHS Foundation Trusts, Governance officers or managers in CCGs, CSUs, NHS Trusts and NHS Foundation Trusts, Non-executive directors in NHS Trusts and NHS Foundation Trusts, Lay members and accountable officers in CCGs, Practice managers in GP practices
Outcome / Qualification etc.
Candidates who are successful in the examination will be awarded the Level 6 Advanced Certificate in Health Service Governance.
Those completing the certificate qualification are able to go on to studying for the Chartered Institute Qualifying Programme and are not required to complete the Corporate Governance/Health Service Governance module.
Training Course Content
- Introduction to the course and study skills
- The governance landscape and theoretical frameworks
- Governance Structures and individual duties
- Roles and responsibilities
- Exam Strategy
- Foundation Trusts
- Clinical Commissioning Groups and new models of care
- Risk Management
- Assurance and Audit
- Exam overview and skills
Course and certification fee for this Advanced Certificate in Health Service Governance is £1,070, which covers the cost of the study text, a single exam registration and webinars. Additional fees are applicable for exam resits and postponements.
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