Frequently Asked Questions





















Is there any age limit?


Do I need any qualifications?

No, our course are designed to be followed by anyone  (from any background or experience), and yet contain  interesting material that will almost certainly be new to you.



How long does the course last?

The diploma course consists of 20 theory modules and 2 weeks practical. It can be completed  within 12 months or sooner if you wish.



What are the entry requirements?

You must be able to read and write, have normal  co-ordination, and a good understanding of Written and spoken English.



How soon can I start?

Immediately!! When you have completed your enrolment, you will be ready to begin.



Where is the practical training based?


Am I insured whilst in training?

Yes, whilst you are training at the college, you will be covered by our insurance policy.



Are there any hidden costs?

No, all training, practical and theory are included. The college will facilitate equipment orders during the practical training.



Can I view the College before enrolment?

Yes – we have taster days where you can visit the College and find out what is involved with the training and the “job” as a whole. The cost of the taster day will be £100 (to include observation of clinic sessions, one to one Q & A session with the lead tutor. The opportunity to look at past student work, modules and sample test papers. The opportunity to discuss the business package and the advantages of training with TCFCP).

Should you just require to look at the facilities and ask a few basic questions, the course administrator will be able to help. (NO FEE!)



What happens if I have paid for my course, but I can’t make it on that date after all?

A deposit or full payment secures your place – simply contact us and we’ll book you in on an alternative date.



Am I expected to pay for refreshments?

No – unlike some course providers, we supply you with as much complimentary tea, coffee and biscuits as you want!



Do I need to bring stationery?

We have spare paper, pens, pencils, etc., but we find people prefer to bring their own notebooks, highlighters, colours, etc.



Can I bring my laptop for note taking and research?

Yes you can, and we offer free Wi-Fi. Please note, however, although we do keep unattended areas locked, these are your own responsibility and need to be covered by your own insurance.



Can I take pictures during the course to add to my notes?

Yes, but please confine pictures to hands and feet! That is, don’t take pictures that identify other students unless you have their express permission.



Do I really get two weeks free extra training when I do my diploma?

Yes! It’s free, gratis, and for nothing  we understand that you may want to consolidate your skills and ask more questions, so do take the opportunity!



How does the extra training work and what do you get out of it?

You’ll be a guided practitioner – a bit like an intern. You get extra practise under supervision, and can ask questions throughout. We get a ‘free’ clinician during that period and, even more importantly, we have the satisfaction of knowing there is another good, well-trained practitioner out there!



Do I need to be CRB checked to work in a clinic?


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The College Of Footcare Practitioners

4b Tower Street, King's Lynn

Norfolk, PE30 1EJ