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Criminal Records Bureau disclosures

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Regulation 35: Criminal Records Bureau disclosures


You must apply for a standard disclosure from the Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) before admission. You must complete the application form strictly according to the guidance given.

Guidance note:


We will send you an application form and detailed guidance to apply for a CRB disclosure approximately 12 weeks before you are expected to complete your training contract. Incomplete or incorrectly completed forms will be returned and delays to admission will result.