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Assignment codes

To sit an IAC paper you must have evidence that you have worked 6 months or a minimum of 48 shifts in a relevant area in the last two years.

To have a code added you must have: 

  • 6 months experience or a minimum 48 shifts in the relevant area which has been gained in the last two years. 
  • Successfully completed the relevant Interview and Assessment Centre (IAC) paper for the area. 
  • Possess the relevant professional qualification

All IAC papers are taken under exam conditions at one of NHS Professionals formal IACs.
To work in any area of a Trust you must already have the relevant experience of 6 months or 48 shifts in the previous two years. NHS Professionals do not offer supervised placements.