Support with my application

Having listened to many of you through a recent survey we know that some people may experience difficulty completing the competency report in your application for professional registration.  To help with your application process we can offer support in a number of ways.

Here you will find:

  • A short video which gives step by step advice and tips on how to complete each section of your competency report
  • Dates of our free workshops
  • Information about how to receive 1:1 support with your application.

We want you to succeed and gain your registration so please make use of these offers.

You can also get in touch with the Science Council directly at or
020 3434 2020. We are happy to help.

Good luck!

Completing your application

Free workshops

We are running a series of free workshops specifically to help you get to grips with your competence report.

New workshop dates will be coming soon. 

London workshops will be held at the Science Council office. Venues to be confirmed for workshops held outside London.

Secure your place now by emailing

1:1 sessions

We offer of 10 minute 1:1 sessions, to answer any questions you might have. These can take place online or over the phone, email to find out more.

Resource centre

Within the Science Council’s online system there are resources available in our resource centre. This includes guidance to the standards themselves, a competence report planner, and a document on the most common mistakes applicants make, and how you can avoid them! For even more advice, check out our competence report blogs (here and here.) We have a discussion board too, where you can post any questions you may have to be answered by a Science Council member of staff or fellow applicants. To access the resource centre and discussion board, you will need to sign in to begin or continue with your application.

Working Towards Registration

If you are not quite ready to apply and need to build your experience then you might want to have the support of our Working Towards programme. By the time you have completed this you should have all the information you need for your competence report.