The College of Radiographers works in partnership with clinical and academic departments, external organisations and individuals to ensure that all United Kingdom programmes of education and training related to the clinical imaging and oncology radiographic workforce, maintain, and continue to develop the highest standards of clinical imaging and oncology practice and conduct.
Wherever possible, the College’s approval and accreditation framework works within existing internal approval and quality assurance arrangements of education institutions and clinical departments. It also aims to work collaboratively with external bodies to provide a streamlined and integrated process.
Approval and accreditation framework the College:
To apply for approval of a programme you run please complete the application form here. All approvals must be ratified by the Approval and Accreditation Board (AAB) and College Board of Trustees. Please see the AAB page for details of the dates these boards convene.
Details of approval fees can be found here.
The College of Radiographers can approve UK and international education programmes which lead to undergraduate or post graduate qualifications and/or credits. These include:
Short courses are designed to provide opportunities for individuals to update their knowledge and skills and may also assess or confirm competence. The document, College of Radiographers Short Course Approval, contains further information and about the short course approval process and can be downloaded from the bottom of this page.
The College of Radiographers is a member of the Consortium for the Accreditation of Sonographic Education (CASE). You can find further information about ultrasound education and accreditation here.
CPD endorsement can be provided for study days, tutorials, education events and e-learning materials. Applications for endorsement should be made via CPD Now.