Your 19 week plan

We've developed a new 10 week fast-track plan to help you make the most of your existing portfolio entries, with one-to-one support and a series of webinars. Now is the perfect time to complete your Faculty journey.


Week 1: Identify peers »

To-do list

Weekly watch:

Faculty Practice Assessment & REPP - Who, Why, Where, When and How?

By the end of week 1, you should have...

  • Received access to Faculty tools and resources.
  • Nominated a minimum of two of your peers to give feedback through the online Peer Assessment Tool.

Week 2: Collate your best bits »

To-do list

Weekly watch:

Adding an entry, the Education, Training & Development cluster and the differences between the stages of practice

Making an entry in the Expert Professional Practice cluster

Adding entries to the Expert Professional Practice and Research and Evaluation clusters

By the end of week 2, you should have...

  • 15-20 entries ready to add to your portfolio, and began to map them or consider how they link to the APF competencies.

Week 3: Update your CV »

To-do list

  • Use our CV template to update your CV.
  • Ask your colleagues for feedback on your newly updated CV.

By the end of week 3, you should have...

  • Updated your CV.

Weeks 4 & 5: Add evidence to your portfolio »

To-do list

Weekly watch:

What's enough evidence for my Faculty portfolio?

By the end of week 5, you should have...

  • Added your evidence summaries to your portfolio and checked the status of your peer testimonials.

Weeks 6 & 7: Map your entries »

To-do list

  • Map your evidence to the Advanced Pharmacy Framework competencies using our online portfolio.
    Learn more about mapping entries in your portfolio »
  • Ensure you have completed impact statements for each mapping.

Weekly watch:

Guidance on writing impact statements, discussions about the Collaborative Working Relationships & EPP clusters

By the end of week 7, you should have...

  • Mapped your entries to the Advanced Pharmacy Framework competencies in your online portfolio.

Week 8: Review your evidence »

To-do list

  • Review the entries and mappings in your portfolio.
  • Use the 'View your Matrix' report to check that you have at least one piece of evidence for each competency
  • Catch up with your mentor to review your entries.

Weekly watch

Reviewing your Faculty portfolio progress

By the end of week 8, you should have...

  • Double-checked your entries & mappings.

Week 9: Update your portfolio »

To-do list

  • Complete any gaps in your evidence and mappings.
  • Check that all PATs have been received.
  • Finalise your CV.

By the end of week 9, you should have...

  • Completed any gaps in your items for submission.

Week 10: Submit for assessment »

To-do list

  • Check that your portfolio is complete, and finalise your entries.
  • You are ready! Submit your portfolio for assessment.

By the end of week 10, you should have...

  • Submitted your portfolio for assessment! Well done!

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We're here to support you through this 10 week plan!

Faculty Fridays: 1-to-1 Support, 9am – 5pm

  • Contact the Professional Support Team with any Faculty questions on 0207 572 2737 or 0845 257 2570
  • Ask questions & check out top tips using the hashtags #RPSFaculty, #Faculty10weekplan or tweet us @RPSSupport.

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