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.
Virtual Professional Registration Workshops
The Science Council is proud to support the scientific community, particularly at times of difficulty. We want to allow individuals and organisations to continue to perform at their very best. As a result, for a limited time only, we are enhancing our digital services to allow you to grow and develop your career and your business from home.
Current free virtual services include:
- Virtual Introduction to Professional Registration – This workshop will include practical, shared learning delivered via interactive zoom meeting platform with professional registration experts. Find out more below.
- Virtual Professional Registration Competence Report Masterclass – This masterclass will cover how to complete the competence report effectively, so that you have confidence to use your learnings to apply immediately. Find out more below.
- Virtual Twitter Q & A – Join us on Twitter to get immediate, time efficient virtual support, and get your professional registration questions answered (Date TBC).
- Virtual Professional Registration Q & A– 1 hour Q & A sessions with experienced Applicant Support Mentors that deliver practical insight, support and approaches for immediate professional registration application (Date TBC).
Meet our professional registration experts:
Rob Butler was a science teacher for over 20 years, spending the last six as a deputy head before leaving to pursue a career as an independent consultant. Rob is a Field Officer for the Association of Science Education (ASE) and is also a Chartered Science Teacher through the ASE, gaining his professional recognition in 2011. Rob is passionate about science at all levels of society.
Attending Rob's virtual professional registration workshops? Find his slides here:
Part two: Competence Report Masterclass
Laurence is a Chartered Scientist and has 30 years’ experience of working, as a technician, in higher education and life science research institutes, throughout the UK and in the USA. During his career he has been engaged with scientific research and communicated science via outreach activities, teaching, training and publishing. He completed a degree in Biomedical sciences and his technical expertise pertains to molecular and cell biology, protein biochemistry & clinical genomics. He is currently a Registrant Assessor for the Institute of Science & Technology (IST) and runs registration workshops at the University of Leicester and nationally for the IST. He holds a Fellowship with the IST (FIScT).
Attending Laurence's virtual professional registration workshops? Find his slides here:
Part two: Competence Report Masterclass
Stephen's main areas of scientific expertise are Histology, Microscopy, & Immunohistochemistry, having originally trained as a Biomedical Scientist. Other areas of expertise include conference management, network coordination and CPD facilitator. He is passionate about training scientific & technical staff in higher and further education, and related organisations across the UK. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Anatomical Sciences (FIAS); Member of the Institute of Science and technology (MIScT) and a Chartered Scientist through the Institute of Science and Technology.
Attending Stephen's virtual professional registration workshops? Find his slides here:
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or
020 3434 2020. We are happy to help.
Completing your application
Below you will find a short video which gives step by step advice and tips on how to complete each section of your competency report.