Association of Anatomical Pathology Technology


AAPT awarded Full Licence with the Science Council

The AAPT are delighted to report that the Registration Authority has approved AAPT to award RSciTech, RSci and CSci registration

The Science Council review panel recommend a full licence for CSci, RSci and RSciTech for a period of 5 years with an interim review in 2.5 years and this was formally approved by the Registration Authority

Observed good practice from the AAPT included:

  • Marketing and engagement (121 support with the Science Council)
  • Qualifications and linking to Science Council registration and apprenticeships
  • All information readily available on website
  • Professionalism and best practice 

The AAPT attendees at the review panel meeting were the AAPT Chair John Pitchers FAAPT and Secretary Christian Burt.

John said:

'This significant step forward will allow APTs to gain a professional registration that demonstrates their parity with Scientists and Technicians from the entire UK science community and opens up a wide range of professional development and networking opportunities. The achievement of the full licence aligns with the AAPT strategy and will allow the further advancement of the profession'


Christian added:

'This represents another significant milestone in the 21st year of the AAPT. I would highly recommended that AAPT members apply for these professional awards and further showcase the profession of Anatomical Pathology Technology to the wider scientific and technical community'


Why not start your professional registration journey today? Full information and links to the application process are here

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