Can I pay the balance of the course in instalments?
You cannot currently pay the balance for courses in instalments, but we do offer a deposit option on our foundation courses.
I am pregnant, can I still attend this training?
You can attend any one of our courses whilst pregnant at your own discretion, but we would advise against being needled.
What should I wear for the course?
You can wear anything that you are comfortable practicing in. We would recommend bringing shorts and a short-sleeved top to change in to if you are happy to be practiced on.
I do not work in a clinical setting so do not have access to MSK patients, can I still attend?
Yes. We understand you may not already have access to a patient list, so friends and family can be needled to complete the case.
I work in private practice and do not have a licence; can I still attend?
Yes, you may complete the course and practice on friends and family without a licence. You may not practice on patients.
Am I insured to practice during the course?
Your insurance is a CSP benefit, if you are a CSP member, you are insured for the duration of the course. We would still recommend that you check your individual status to be sure.
What happens if I fail the written assignment?
You will be given two additional chances to successfully complete the written assignment.
What happens if I fail the practical assignments?
Failure of the practical assignment would mean that participants are unable to pass the course.
I am unable to attend all 6 days; can I attend part of one course and parts on another foundation course?
Unfortunately, due to the nature and structure of the course this is not possible.
I have a disability, what adjustments can you make to assist me?
The AACP has a strong commitment to recognising equality and diversity and individual learning. Our aim is to enable all individuals to achieve to the best of their ability. Admission to a course will be agreed on the basis that an individual is likely to benefit from it and not on irrelevant grounds such as gender, ethnic origin, creed, disability or age.
I am HIV / HEP B positive, can I still attend?
Yes, as long as you continue your treatment and the virus remains undectable you are eligible to attend as the course does not involve invasive treatment.
I am not CSP or HCPC registered, can I still attend?
Yes, you are able to attend all AACP courses but you would not be eligible for AACP membership.
I am not a physiotherapist; can I still attend and join the AACP?
The AACP runs courses exclusively for Physiotherapists.
Is there any pre-course reading on the Foundation Course?
Yes, as soon as you book on, a list of pre-course reading material will be available in your members area.
How can I access AACP research materials and case studies?
There are a wealth of case studies and research pieces that can be found on the website. Visit Documents >> Research and Case Studies
I have already completed a foundation course; how do I join the AACP?
Contact us on 01733 390007 to discuss your eligibility for membership.
I would like to host a course; how do I do this?
If you’d like to host a course in your Hospital, Clinic or Practice and you’d like AACP to set it up and run it, then please contact the office to discuss arrangements via firstname.lastname@example.org
We can also run a course for you at our offices in Peterborough. We have an excellent training room available.
How can I renew my membership?
You can renew over the phone via card, Direct Debit, BACS or provide a online payment via our website.
Why have I not received my certificate?
We no longer send these out via post, you can download this via the members area of the website.
Can I have a receipt for past membership payments?
Yes, you can download your receipts via your members area.
How can I change my address?
You can change your address and all other details within the ‘Personal Details’ section of your Dashboard via the members area.
What constitutes CPD and how do I record it?
Continuous professional development refers to the process of training and developing professional knowledge and skills through independent, participation-based or interactive learning. You can record it in a portfolio, online in your members area or in our useful CPD log book.
Why have I been selected for auditing?
Each year 5% of AACP members are randomly selected for auditing.