The usual pathway for training as a CAT Supervisor is that
The latter cases would normally be supervised by an accredited or trainee CAT supervisor. Where this has not been possible for all eight of the latter cases please see the information provided in section 3 of the handbook
The training is an apprenticeship model through which you are supported by a Senior Supervisor as you work through a number of components. You will need to
The fee is currently £350.
Once approved you will work through two parts
Please note that although this is the usual pathway for Supervisor Training, you may not be able to proceed in this way due to various factors, for example
Supervisor training may therefore run over a longer period of time and reflect a more varied route. These situations are discussed in the Handbook and you can get in touch with queries about your situation.
The Supervisor Training Handbook is available to download at the end of this page or from the 'Training' section of your personal home page once you have logged-in. It contains information about the training from the application and planning stage through to completion. It also includes all the forms and guidance that you need along with the assessment and review process.
Queries relating to applications or the training pathway may be sent to the Vice-chair for Supervisor Training via Maria Cross firstname.lastname@example.org
The supervisor training documents are available under 'Training' and 'Training Resources' on your personal home page once logged-in.
For the dates of forthcoming Exam Board meetings, and the accreditation submission deadlines (set at least three weeks before the meeting), please contact the ACAT Office email@example.com
The Part 1 ACAT accredited courses for trainee supervisors run approximately every 9 months. Trainee supervisors need to attend this course prior to Part 2 of the training when you run your own supervision group. They are usually offered as a residential course over 2.5 days in Evesham or non-residential in Manchester as a 2 day training with a ½ day follow up arranged with the group. Part 1 training courses currently offered are detailed at the end of this webpage - please click on the individual links for further information.
Updated September 2021
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