Elysium Preceptorship Academy

Give your nursing career the best start with the Elysium Preceptorship Academy

The transition from student nurse to qualified practitioner, with integration into a new practice setting, can be a challenging time.


To support this transition the Elysium Preceptorship Academy develops newly qualified nurses into confident, competent practitioners, supporting you to ensure your first year as a qualified nurse is as positive as possible.


Every newly qualified nurse who chooses Elysium as their employer has access to benefit from and be part of the Preceptorship Academy. Throughout the Preceptorship, support will be provided to develop confidence as an autonomous professional with refined skills, values and behaviours.


The Elysium Preceptorship Academy is accredited by the RCN, and will give you:


  • 11 days of protected training
  • Progression through competency levels (Novice to level 2)
  • Expert support to help you apply your academic knowledge and practice placement experiences in real life situations within the wards
  • Supervision from a dedicated senior nurse who is on-hand to answer questions and provide support and advice, plus support from a ward-based mentor and your ward manager


A comprehensive schedule of key topics are covered throughout the Academy, including courageous conversations, physical healthcare, care planning, leading a shift and much more; equipping you with practical advice and guidance to embed the skills and knowledge gained as a student nurse.

Hear more about the Preceptorship Academy, including the experience of previous preceptees.

The Skills that newly qualified nurses will gain through the Elysium Preceptorship Academy include:

Preceptee Nurse Application

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I enrolled when I first joined Elysium. That was very important for my development as a nurse. I’ve had the opportunity to progress from a preceptee nurse to a senior nurse in 9 months. To other student nurses wanting to join a supportive environment that will value your skills, definitely joining Elysium and enrolling on the preceptorship academy will make a massive difference for the beginning, middle and the rest of your career. It has been the best choice I’ve made.”

Antonio, Preceptee and Senior Staff Nurse

By the end of the Academy you’ll be confident and more capable, ready to look to the future of your long career as a nurse with Elysium.


Preceptee nurses with Elysium also enjoy access to invaluable resources and training with Nursing Times Online, promotion with a salary rise after the Academy, free meals and parking, and the equivalent of 33 days annual leave plus your birthday off.


Aims of the Elysium Nursing Preceptorship


  • Facilitate portfolio development, including evidence to support the achievement of competences
  • Promote professional development and reflective practice
  • Provide a structured framework for new nurses to meet local and professional standards


Ready to take the next step? Complete the orange form to apply to work for Elysium and join the Preceptorship Academy. 


Preceptorship is not a replacement for mandatory training, induction, management or clinical supervision or additional available learning.


RCN Accreditation: This Programme Has Been Accredited By The RCN Centre For Professional Accreditation Until 30th September 2020. Accreditation Applies Only To The Educational Content Of The Programme And Does Not Apply To Any Product.