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Due to the COVID-19 outbreak and following the government measures, we are temporarily conducting DBS ID Checks via video link. As soon as things return to normal, we will revert to face-to-face DBS ID checking service on campus.

Once you've applied for and been accepted onto a professional programme, you might need to complete a UK DBS check, an Overseas Police check or an Occupational Health Check.

Find out your next steps, which category applies to you and how to complete the required forms and checks. You will also be able to find placement start dates and more important information under your course below.

  • Check your course

Select your course using the buttons below to find more information about how and when to complete your course specific compliance check.

  • Nursing - course specific information

    • BSc Nursing (Adult)

      As part of your offer condition for this programme, you are required to undertake the following checks:

      1. DBS Check and (where applicable) Overseas Police check
      2. Occupational Health Check

      You are required to complete your DBS ID Check and submit your Occupational Health (OH) Questionnaire to the OH Trust you are assigned to prior to starting your course.

      Placement start dates

      Placements start as early as October 2021. For your programme of study, you are required to be both DBS and Occupational Health (OH) cleared before you can go into placement. If you are not DBS or OH cleared in time, you will not be allowed to enter into your placement.

      Please ensure that you complete both processes as soon as possible.

      Physical DBS ID Document Check

      DBS Checks at Middlesex University have always been undertaken face-to-face on campus. However, due to the COVID-19 pandemic we have had to change the way that we work, and we now carry out DBS Checks virtually.

      As per the DBS Service guidelines, you are required to present the original ID documents in person on campus to a DBS ID Checker once your virtual DBS ID Check has been undertaken and before you can go out into your placement. The Physical DBS ID Document Check session is where you do this. Until you present your original ID documents in person, you are not fully DBS cleared for placements.

      The Physical DBS ID Document Check session for your course will be arranged nearer the time to enrolment. Please keep an eye on this page for further updates on this nearer the time.

    • BSc Nursing (Child)

      As part of your offer condition for this programme, you are required to undertake the following checks:

      1. DBS Check and (where applicable) Overseas Police check
      2. Occupational Health Check

      You are required to complete your DBS ID Check and submit your Occupational Health (OH) Questionnaire to the OH Trust you are assigned to prior to starting your course.

      Placement start dates

      Placements start as early as October 2021. For your programme of study, you are required to be both DBS and Occupational Health (OH) cleared before you can go into placement. If you are not DBS or OH cleared in time, you will not be allowed to enter into your placement.

      Please ensure that you complete both processes as soon as possible.

      Physical DBS ID Document Check

      DBS Checks at Middlesex University have always been undertaken face-to-face on campus. However, due to the COVID-19 pandemic we have had to change the way that we work, and we now carry out DBS Checks virtually.

      As per the DBS Service guidelines, you are required to present the original ID documents in person on campus to a DBS ID Checker once your virtual DBS ID Check has been undertaken and before you can go out into your placement. The Physical DBS ID Document Check session is where you do this. Until you present your original ID documents in person, you are not fully DBS cleared for placements.

      The Physical DBS ID Document Check session for your course will be arranged nearer the time to enrolment. Please keep an eye on this page for further updates on this nearer the time.

    • BSc Nursing (Mental Health)

      As part of your offer condition for this programme, you are required to undertake the following checks:

      1. DBS Check and (where applicable) Overseas Police check
      2. Occupational Health Check

      You are required to complete your DBS ID Check and submit your Occupational Health (OH) Questionnaire to the OH Trust you are assigned to prior to starting your course.

      Placement start dates

      Placements start as early as October 2021. For your programme of study, you are required to be both DBS and Occupational Health (OH) cleared before you can go into placement. If you are not DBS or OH cleared in time, you will not be allowed to enter into your placement.

      Please ensure that you complete both processes as soon as possible.

      Physical DBS ID Document Check

      DBS Checks at Middlesex University have always been undertaken face-to-face on campus. However, due to the COVID-19 pandemic we have had to change the way that we work, and we now carry out DBS Checks virtually.

      As per the DBS Service guidelines, you are required to present the original ID documents in person on campus to a DBS ID Checker once your virtual DBS ID Check has been undertaken and before you can go out into your placement. The Physical DBS ID Document Check session is where you do this. Until you present your original ID documents in person, you are not fully DBS cleared for placements.

      The Physical DBS ID Document Check session for your course will be arranged nearer the time to enrolment. Please keep an eye on this page for further updates on this nearer the time.

    • PGDip Nursing (Mental Health)

      As part of your offer condition for this programme, you are required to undertake the following checks:

      1. DBS Check and (where applicable) Overseas Police check
      2. Occupational Health Check

      You are required to complete your DBS ID Check and submit your Occupational Health (OH) Questionnaire to the OH Trust you are assigned to prior to starting your course.

      Placement start dates

      Placements start as early as October 2021. For your programme of study, you are required to be both DBS and Occupational Health (OH) cleared before you can go into placement. If you are not DBS or OH cleared in time, you will not be allowed to enter into your placement.

      Please ensure that you complete both processes as soon as possible.

      Physical DBS ID Document Check

      DBS Checks at Middlesex University have always been undertaken face-to-face on campus. However, due to the COVID-19 pandemic we have had to change the way that we work, and we now carry out DBS Checks virtually.

      As per the DBS Service guidelines, you are required to present the original ID documents in person on campus to a DBS ID Checker once your virtual DBS ID Check has been undertaken and before you can go out into your placement. The Physical DBS ID Document Check session is where you do this. Until you present your original ID documents in person, you are not fully DBS cleared for placements.

      The Physical DBS ID Document Check session for your course will be arranged nearer the time to enrolment. Please keep an eye on this page for further updates on this nearer the time.

  • Midwifery - course specific information

    • BSc Midwifery (Advanced)

      As part of your offer condition for this programme, you are required to undertake the following checks:

      1. DBS Check and (where applicable) Overseas Police check
      2. Occupational Health Check

      You are required to complete your DBS ID Check and submit your Occupational Health (OH) Questionnaire to the OH Trust you are assigned to prior to starting your course.

      Placement start dates

      Placements start as early as October 2021. For your programme of study, you are required to be both DBS and Occupational Health (OH) cleared before you can go into placement. If you are not DBS or OH cleared in time, you will not be allowed to enter into your placement.

      Please ensure that you complete both processes as soon as possible.

      Physical DBS ID Document Check

      DBS Checks at Middlesex University have always been undertaken face-to-face on campus. However, due to the COVID-19 pandemic we have had to change the way that we work, and we now carry out DBS Checks virtually.

      As per the DBS Service guidelines, you are required to present the original ID documents in person on campus to a DBS ID Checker once your virtual DBS ID Check has been undertaken and before you can go out into your placement. The Physical DBS ID Document Check session is where you do this. Until you present your original ID documents in person, you are not fully DBS cleared for placements.

      The Physical DBS ID Document Check session for your course will be arranged nearer the time to enrolment. Please keep an eye on this page for further updates on this nearer the time.

    • BSc Midwifery (Short)

      As part of your offer condition for this programme, you are required to undertake the following checks:

      1. DBS Check and (where applicable) Overseas Police check
      2. Occupational Health Check

      You are required to complete your DBS ID Check and submit your Occupational Health (OH) Questionnaire to the OH Trust you are assigned to prior to starting your course.

      Placement start dates

      Placements start as early as October 2021. For your programme of study, you are required to be both DBS and Occupational Health (OH) cleared before you can go into placement. If you are not DBS or OH cleared in time, you will not be allowed to enter into your placement.

      Please ensure that you complete both processes as soon as possible.

      Physical DBS ID Document Check

      DBS Checks at Middlesex University have always been undertaken face-to-face on campus. However, due to the COVID-19 pandemic we have had to change the way that we work, and we now carry out DBS Checks virtually.

      As per the DBS Service guidelines, you are required to present the original ID documents in person on campus to a DBS ID Checker once your virtual DBS ID Check has been undertaken and before you can go out into your placement. The Physical DBS ID Document Check session is where you do this. Until you present your original ID documents in person, you are not fully DBS cleared for placements.

      The Physical DBS ID Document Check session for your course will be arranged nearer the time to enrolment. Please keep an eye on this page for further updates on this nearer the time.

  • Social Work - course specific information

    • BA Social Work

      As part of your offer condition for this programme, you are required to undertake the following checks:

      1. DBS Check and (where applicable) Overseas Police check

      Occupational Health checks are NOT required for this programme

      You are required to complete your DBS ID Check prior to starting your course.

      Placement start dates

      Placements start as early as October 2021. For your programme of study, you are required to be DBS cleared before you can go into placement. If you are not DBS cleared in time, you will not be allowed to enter into your placement.

      Please ensure that you complete this process as soon as possible.

      Physical DBS ID Document Check

      DBS Checks at Middlesex University have always been undertaken face-to-face on campus. However, due to the COVID-19 pandemic we have had to change the way that we work, and we now carry out DBS Checks virtually.

      As per the DBS Service guidelines, you are required to present the original ID documents in person on campus to a DBS ID Checker once your virtual DBS ID Check has been undertaken and before you can go out into your placement. The Physical DBS ID Document Check session is where you do this. Until you present your original ID documents in person, you are not fully DBS cleared for placements.

      The Physical DBS ID Document Check session for your course will be arranged nearer the time to enrolment. Please keep an eye on this page for further updates on this nearer the time.

    • MA Social Work

      As part of your offer condition for this programme, you are required to undertake the following checks:

      1. DBS Check and (where applicable) Overseas Police check

      Occupational Health checks are NOT required for this programme

      You are required to complete your DBS ID Check prior to starting your course.

      Placement start dates

      Placements start as early as October 2021. For your programme of study, you are required to be DBS cleared before you can go into placement. If you are not DBS cleared in time, you will not be allowed to enter into your placement.

      Please ensure that you complete this process as soon as possible.

      Physical DBS ID Document Check

      DBS Checks at Middlesex University have always been undertaken face-to-face on campus. However, due to the COVID-19 pandemic we have had to change the way that we work, and we now carry out DBS Checks virtually.

      As per the DBS Service guidelines, you are required to present the original ID documents in person on campus to a DBS ID Checker once your virtual DBS ID Check has been undertaken and before you can go out into your placement. The Physical DBS ID Document Check session is where you do this. Until you present your original ID documents in person, you are not fully DBS cleared for placements.

      The Physical DBS ID Document Check session for your course will be arranged nearer the time to enrolment. Please keep an eye on this page for further updates on this nearer the time.

    • PGDip Social Work

      As part of your offer condition for this programme, you are required to undertake the following checks:

      1. DBS Check and (where applicable) Overseas Police check

      Occupational Health checks are NOT required for this programme

      You are required to complete your DBS ID Check prior to starting your course.

      Placement start dates

      Placements start as early as October 2021. For your programme of study, you are required to be DBS cleared before you can go into placement. If you are not DBS cleared in time, you will not be allowed to enter into your placement.

      Please ensure that you complete this process as soon as possible.

      Physical DBS ID Document Check

      DBS Checks at Middlesex University have always been undertaken face-to-face on campus. However, due to the COVID-19 pandemic we have had to change the way that we work, and we now carry out DBS Checks virtually.

      As per the DBS Service guidelines, you are required to present the original ID documents in person on campus to a DBS ID Checker once your virtual DBS ID Check has been undertaken and before you can go out into your placement. The Physical DBS ID Document Check session is where you do this. Until you present your original ID documents in person, you are not fully DBS cleared for placements.

      The Physical DBS ID Document Check session for your course will be arranged nearer the time to enrolment. Please keep an eye on this page for further updates on this nearer the time.

  • Vet Nursing - course specific information

    • BSc Vet Nursing

      As part of your offer condition for this programme, you are required to undertake the following checks:

      1. Occupational Health check

      DBS  checks are NOT required for this programme

      You are required to submit your Occupational Health (OH) Questionnaire to the OH Trust you are assigned to prior to starting your course.

      Placement start dates

      Placements start as early as October 2021. For your programme of study, you are required to be Occupational Health (OH) cleared before you can go into placement. If you are not OH cleared in time, you will not be allowed to enter into your placement.

      Please ensure that you complete this process as soon as possible.

    • BSc Vet Nursing with Foundation Year

      As part of your offer condition for this programme, you are required to undertake the following checks:

      1. Occupational Health check

      DBS  checks are NOT required for this programme

      Placement start dates

      Placements start as early as October 2021. For your programme of study, you are required to be Occupational Health (OH) cleared before you can go into placement. If you are not OH cleared in time, you will not be allowed to enter into your placement.

      Please ensure that you complete this process as soon as possible.

  • Healthcare Science - course specific information

    • BSc Healthcare Science (Cardiac Physiology)

      As part of your offer condition for this programme, you are required to undertake the following checks:

      1. DBS Check and (where applicable) Overseas Police check
      2. Occupational Health Check

      You are required to complete your DBS ID Check and submit your Occupational Health (OH) Questionnaire to the OH Trust you are assigned to prior to starting your course.

      Placement start dates

      Placements start as early as October 2021. For your programme of study, you are required to be both DBS and Occupational Health (OH) cleared before you can go into placement. If you are not DBS or OH cleared in time, you will not be allowed to enter into your placement.

      Please ensure that you complete both processes as soon as possible.

      Physical DBS ID Document Check

      DBS Checks at Middlesex University have always been undertaken face-to-face on campus. However, due to the COVID-19 pandemic we have had to change the way that we work, and we now carry out DBS Checks virtually.

      As per the DBS Service guidelines, you are required to present the original ID documents in person on campus to a DBS ID Checker once your virtual DBS ID Check has been undertaken and before you can go out into your placement. The Physical DBS ID Document Check session is where you do this. Until you present your original ID documents in person, you are not fully DBS cleared for placements.

      The Physical DBS ID Document Check session for your course will be arranged nearer the time to enrolment. Please keep an eye on this page for further updates on this nearer the time.

    • BSc Healthcare Science (Neurophysiology)

      As part of your offer condition for this programme, you are required to undertake the following checks:

      1. DBS Check and (where applicable) Overseas Police check
      2. Occupational Health Check

      You are required to complete your DBS ID Check and submit your Occupational Health (OH) Questionnaire to the OH Trust you are assigned to prior to starting your course.

      Placement start dates

      Placements start as early as October 2021. For your programme of study, you are required to be both DBS and Occupational Health (OH) cleared before you can go into placement. If you are not DBS or OH cleared in time, you will not be allowed to enter into your placement.

      Please ensure that you complete both processes as soon as possible.

      Physical DBS ID Document Check

      DBS Checks at Middlesex University have always been undertaken face-to-face on campus. However, due to the COVID-19 pandemic we have had to change the way that we work, and we now carry out DBS Checks virtually.

      As per the DBS Service guidelines, you are required to present the original ID documents in person on campus to a DBS ID Checker once your virtual DBS ID Check has been undertaken and before you can go out into your placement. The Physical DBS ID Document Check session is where you do this. Until you present your original ID documents in person, you are not fully DBS cleared for placements.

      The Physical DBS ID Document Check session for your course will be arranged nearer the time to enrolment. Please keep an eye on this page for further updates on this nearer the time.

  • Initial Teacher Training - course specific information

    • PGCE Primary

      As part of your offer condition for this programme, you are required to undertake the following checks:

      1. DBS Check and (where applicable) Overseas Police check
      2. Initial Teacher Training Health Check

      You are required to complete your DBS ID Check and submit your ITT Health Questionnaire prior to starting your course.

      Placement start dates

      Placements start as early as October 2021. For your programme of study, you are required to be both DBS and Health cleared before you can go into placement. If you are not DBS or Health cleared in time, you will not be allowed to enter into your placement.

      Please ensure that you complete both processes as soon as possible.

      Physical DBS ID Document Check

      DBS Checks at Middlesex University have always been undertaken face-to-face on campus. However, due to the COVID-19 pandemic we have had to change the way that we work, and we now carry out DBS Checks virtually.

      As per the DBS Service guidelines, you are required to present the original ID documents in person on campus to a DBS ID Checker once your virtual DBS ID Check has been undertaken and before you can go out into your placement. The Physical DBS ID Document Check session is where you do this. Until you present your original ID documents in person, you are not fully DBS cleared for placements.

      The Physical DBS ID Document Check session for your course will be arranged nearer the time to enrolment. Please keep an eye on this page for further updates on this nearer the time.

    • PGCE Secondary

      As part of your offer condition for this programme, you are required to undertake the following checks:

      1. DBS Check and (where applicable) Overseas Police check
      2. Initial Teacher Training Health Check

      You are required to complete your DBS ID Check and submit your ITT Health Questionnaire prior to starting your course.

      Placement start dates

      Placements start as early as October 2021. For your programme of study, you are required to be both DBS and Health cleared before you can go into placement. If you are not DBS or Health cleared in time, you will not be allowed to enter into your placement.

      Please ensure that you complete both processes as soon as possible.

      Physical DBS ID Document Check

      DBS Checks at Middlesex University have always been undertaken face-to-face on campus. However, due to the COVID-19 pandemic we have had to change the way that we work, and we now carry out DBS Checks virtually.

      As per the DBS Service guidelines, you are required to present the original ID documents in person on campus to a DBS ID Checker once your virtual DBS ID Check has been undertaken and before you can go out into your placement. The Physical DBS ID Document Check session is where you do this. Until you present your original ID documents in person, you are not fully DBS cleared for placements.

      The Physical DBS ID Document Check session for your course will be arranged nearer the time to enrolment. Please keep an eye on this page for further updates on this nearer the time.

    • Schools Direct (Tuition Fee only)

      As part of your offer condition for this programme, you are required to undertake the following checks:

      1. DBS Check and (where applicable) Overseas Police check
      2. Initial Teacher Training Health Check

      You are required to complete your DBS ID Check and submit your ITT Health Questionnaire prior to starting your course.

      Placement start dates

      Placements start as early as September 2021. For your programme of study, you are required to be both DBS and Health cleared before you can go into placement. If you are not DBS or Health cleared in time, you will not be allowed to enter into your placement.

      Please ensure that you complete both processes as soon as possible.

      Physical DBS ID Document Check

      DBS Checks at Middlesex University have always been undertaken face-to-face on campus. However, due to the COVID-19 pandemic we have had to change the way that we work, and we now carry out DBS Checks virtually.

      As per the DBS Service guidelines, you are required to present the original ID documents in person on campus to a DBS ID Checker once your virtual DBS ID Check has been undertaken and before you can go out into your placement. The Physical DBS ID Document Check session is where you do this. Until you present your original ID documents in person, you are not fully DBS cleared for placements.

      The Physical DBS ID Document Check session for your course will be arranged nearer the time to enrolment. Please keep an eye on this page for further updates on this nearer the time.

    • BA Primary Education (QTS)

      As part of your offer condition for this programme, you are required to undertake the following checks:

      1. DBS Check and (where applicable) Overseas Police check
      2. Initial Teacher Training Health Check

      You are required to complete your DBS ID Check and submit your ITT Health Questionnaire prior to starting your course.

      Placement start dates

      Placements start as early as October 2021. For your programme of study, you are required to be both DBS and Health cleared before you can go into placement. If you are not DBS or Health cleared in time, you will not be allowed to enter into your placement.

      Please ensure that you complete both processes as soon as possible.

      Physical DBS ID Document Check

      DBS Checks at Middlesex University have always been undertaken face-to-face on campus. However, due to the COVID-19 pandemic we have had to change the way that we work, and we now carry out DBS Checks virtually.

      As per the DBS Service guidelines, you are required to present the original ID documents in person on campus to a DBS ID Checker once your virtual DBS ID Check has been undertaken and before you can go out into your placement. The Physical DBS ID Document Check session is where you do this. Until you present your original ID documents in person, you are not fully DBS cleared for placements.

      The Physical DBS ID Document Check session for your course will be arranged nearer the time to enrolment. Please keep an eye on this page for further updates on this nearer the time.

Complete your DBS application

If you are studying Nursing and Midwifery, Social Work, Healthcare Science, Sports or an Initial Teacher Training degree, you will need to have a DBS check undertaken by Middlesex University before starting your course and attending placements.

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Occupational Health Checks

If you are studying Nursing and Midwifery, Vet Nursing, Healthcare Science or an Initial Teacher Training course, you will need to complete an Occupational Health Check before starting your course or attending placements.

Complete your OH

Get support

Staff are currently working remotely so please do not come onto campus in the hope of seeing someone as there will be no one there to see you.

Please use the DBS Enquiry Service should you have any DBS related queries.

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