The overall aim of the review process is to ensure a high quality educational and academic experience for students. The most important function is to assess the quality and standard of provision of the BPTC, by considering the academic management, content, teaching, learning, assessment and support for the course.

This is based on a risk management approach, with a lighter touch where there is confidence in a provider, but including mechanisms for ‘triggered’ visits if causes for concern arise. The review process also provides a mechanism for quality enhancement and the identification and exchange of good practice.