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Cohort #5 begins teaching in February 2018 (05-09) @ Missenden Abbey.  The application process closed on 27 October 2017.  Confirmed course students: please click on the box-header for access to the folder.  

To apply for a future cohort, please scroll down to C6 and C7 below.  (Note: if you registered for C5 and were active on the portal during the app process, we have transferred your registration to C6; if registered, but inactive, to C7. You can amend this.)  


Enrolled students please click on the box header for folder access. First teaching week starts Monday 04 September at Buckinghamshire New University’s Missenden Abbey centre.   Queries: please contact CHCR's administration manager, Liz Clark.  

Cohort 003 completed and graduated in November 2017 - successfully maintaining the 100% pass-rate achieved to date on this course.  C3 grads may continue to  access here the course folder.  Or simply click the box-header. Queries: please contact CHCR’s administration manager, Liz Clark

Provisional teaching weeks are:

  • 1:  08-12 October 2018;   2:  03-07 December 2018
  • 3:  04-08 March 2019;      4:  13-17 May 2019. 

Please note: we may begin earlier in June 2018.  In which case W1 will be 25-29 June and the cohort will finish earlier in March (04-08 per above).   Please click here to register and access (1) the official course details as available and (2) the main application, assessment and approval process (excluding funding - see detailed folder note).  Remember: if you’re not registered we don’t know you might be interested. (Avoid that ‘yes but I spoke to…’ disappointment). You commit to nothing until/unless you also apply.

You can apply now: first register; download (from this folder) the course application form; complete and upload together with your CV.  You can apply now.    And if you're thinking about a later cohort?  Scroll on down to Future Cohorts… 

Important note: to ensure that you receive updates please set your email safe domains to include: @chcr.org.uk AND @elearning.chcr.org.uk   ++   In some organisations with special Administrator provisions, you may need to request these settings from your IT colleagues. 

Please click here to register IF you: 

  • Are interested in applying for a future CHCR PgCert-HC cohort (i.e. 007 or later) as and when dates are announced; and/or
  • Wish to receive occasional CHCR updates about the PgCert-HC and other activities.

And if you're already registered, click the box-header to enter the folder.


Completed and graduated 100% November 2016.  The folder remains open to all Cohort 002 graduates. Click here (or on the box-title) to access course.