Prepare to start
Prepare to start
Congratulations on your offer! To prepare for your course please complete the actions below. The following information also applies to students enrolling on these courses:
- Adult Nursing PgDip
- Children's Nursing PgDip
- Children's Nursing - Second registration programme
- Learning Disability Nursing PgDip
- Mental Health Nursing PgDip
- Occupational Therapy (pre-registration mode) PgDip
- Therapeutic Radiography PgDip
You need to declare any previous convictions, cautions, warning or reprimands through the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Find out more on the DBS process for applicants.
To see when and if convictions and cautions are removed from the DBS certificate check the filtering rules for the criminal record check certificates.
For more information please read our DBS FAQs.
To complete the DBS application and get your ID documents checked, please follow the steps below:
If you already have a DBS certificate and are part of the DBS update service, we need to see the hard copy of your DBS certificate. You’ll also need to e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org the details below so that we can perform a status check on the update service website:
- Your DBS certificate number
- Your name as it is on the DBS certificate
- Your date of birth
Bring 3 accepted ID documents by 28 September so we can verify your application. You can visit the Southwark Student Help Desk in the K2 building during working hours, Monday-Friday (9am-11am, 1pm-4pm). No appointment is needed.
If you are unable to physically come to campus and show your 3 forms of required ID, you can use the Post Office which offers an identity document checking service for a fee of £10.50.
Take photocopies of your 3 items of ID documents and your 3 original documents with you to the Post Office.
The Post Office will stamp the form and the photocopies and give them back to you
The documents will be scanned (including the Post Office receipt so that we know that it has gone through due process) and sent to email@example.com.
If you have further questions you can email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please read our guide to immunisation, screening and health clearance.
If you have met the conditions of your offer download and complete an online medical questionnaire. This will go to our current occupational health provider. You can only enrol on your course when this is complete. For further information please read our Occupational Health FAQs.
Most placements will require you to wear a uniform on placement or during some practical sessions in our skills laboratories. This will be provided along with a formal name badge.
You'll have to pay for any additional or replacement uniforms. For more information, see our uniform FAQs.
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