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Tutor Information

What is expected of me as a tutor / Educational Supervisor (ES)/ Professional Support Pharmacist?

As a  tutor / ES you are expected to support and provide guidance.

You have registered and have indicated that you are willing to:

  • gain experience of the specific training programme
  • gain knowledge and understanding of the VT ePortfolio
  • gain knowledge and understanding of the VT Competency Framework (curriculum)
  • gain experience of assessing their trainee's evidence
  • provide support, guidance and act as a role model for their trainee
  • participate in an online appraisal process as required

You are expected to meet with your VT pharmacist to; discuss their progress, provide feedback on their evidence and help them plan for their next training period.

For Foundation Pharmacists you are also expected to undertake appraisals with your trainee each 6 months. As an ES for Expert Professional Practice (EPP) you may be expected to participate in the In Training Review (ITR) sessions for this group of pharmacists.

For further information about the Pharmacy Vocational Training Scheme, contact :