Training and Resources

Whether you are new to precepting or experienced, we have compiled and developed some resources and training opportunities to support you in this important role. You can locate the list of resources in the indented left menu. We hope you find these useful for helping you design and deliver your own clinical placement.


Preceptors are required to participate in one of the following:

Experiential Education Live WorkshopsSetting You and Your Student Up for Success - which includes such topics as planning for the placement, setting expectations, assessment and evaluation and challenges/struggles. 


Web-basedUniversity of British Columbia E-Tips for Practice Education: This course provides useful information about precepting, from the beginning of the placement to the end. It includes topics such as preparation for the placement, teaching skills, learning styles, feedback and assessment, conflict resolution and dealing with a struggling student.


The following training program is required for all new preceptors working in patient care environments:

Precepting the Patient Care Process: eModule for Preceptors: In order to standardize the Patient Care Process in the undergraduate curriculum, a unified patient care process has been developed and documented to be used with each course.

To further assist your role and experience as preceptor, please view the following recommended training resources and information:

Preceptor Guide

Policies and Procedures Manual 

Models of Precepting

Continuing Competence Program Resources

Student Assessment Resources

Other Online Preceptor Resources