Specialist Certificate in Transfusion Science Practice -Prospective Student Guide

The Specialist Certificate in Transfusion Science Practice is strictly for BBTS Members only.You MUST complete the online membership form (if not already an active member) and make payment prior to submitting an application for the Specialist Certificate.   Applications submitted without membership fee payment will not be reviewed.
Please note:  It will take 2 to 3 working days to process membership applications. Please apply in good time before submitting your programme applicationPlease be aware that this may be longer at high volume application periods such as course enrolment. 

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Below you will find a series of links that will provide you with a clearer idea about the Specialist Certificate in Transfusion Science Practice and what it entails.  The guide has been designed to be an online reference source.

Enrolment for the 2024-25 programme - NOW CLOSED

Enrolment Schedule for 2025-26 Programme

First date for application submission1st Oct 2024
Final date for application submission12th Nov 2024
Applicants notified of outcome by week ending 31st Dec 2024 (may be subject to delays due to high numbers of applications) 
Initial deposit payment deadline31st January 2025
Online induction period  (ie.access to student area of BBTS website)7th May 2025 
Programme Start14th May 2025

Applications for 2025 will only be accepted during the application period from 1st October - 12th November 2024 

Submitted applications outside of this period will not be considered.

Application forms will be placed in the Application, Selection and Enrolment area below closer to the next enrolment period.

Click on each of the links below to find out further information about the programme. 


Course Description

Course Details

Generic Learning Outcomes

Unit 1 - Transfusion Science Practice

Unit 2 - Immunohaematology

Unit 3 - Donation Testing and Components Processing

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Terms and Conditions

Application, Selection and Enrolment 

Fees and Finance

Contact Details

Guidance for Supporting Managers can be downloaded below:

Guidance for supporting managers

Download the full Student Guide for 2025-26 below:

 TSP Prospective Student Guide for 2025-26 programme