How do I become a PNA?

Why would I undertake the training to become a PNA?

Undertaking the level 7 accredited Professional Nurse Advocate (PNA) training programme offers a professional development opportunity for nurses that will provide skills to facilitate restorative supervision to your colleagues and teams, in nursing and beyond. The training should help to equip you to listen and to understand challenges and demands of fellow colleagues through restorative clinical supervision, and to lead support and deliver quality improvement initiatives in response.  

How will the programme be delivered/assessment methods?

  • Virtual delivery 

  • 1 day per week over approximately 10 weeks 

  • Delivered by a higher education institution (HEI)/university 

As a Level 7 module the accredited PNA programme includes academic assessments including presentations/posters/competency portfolios (dependent on individual university assessment methods). 

Who can apply and what are the entry requirements? 

  • Registered nurse 

  • Band 5 and above 

  • Evidence of Level 6 qualification or equivalent 

  • Line manager approval. 

How do I apply? 

If you would be interested in becoming a PNA please email or to be given future guidance on how to apply for a place. 


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