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Practice support

ARC support

Students and staff can use ARC to view placement information for students currently on placement.

ARC scheduled maintenance

ARC maintenance is scheduled to take place on the last Wednesday of every month from 8am – approximately 11am. All ARC services will be unavailable during that time.

Updates are planned for the following dates in 2024:

  • 29 May
  • 26 June
  • 31 July
  • 28 August
  • 25 September

Student Access

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ARC POW – Student Timesheets & Placement information

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ARC ePAD – Access your electronic Practice Assessment Document​

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Add Practice Assessor to the ePAD – Request your practice assessor be added to the ePAD

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Social Work Student Profile – Access and complete your profile form for your next placement

Clinical Staff and Practice Educator Access

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To delete, update or request a new practice account (ARC PEP) please contact

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Social Work Student Profile – Access and review student profile forms that have been assigned to you

University Staff Access

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Social Work Student Profile – Access and review your tutees student profile forms

Frequently asked questions

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View a list of frequently asked questions covering a range of topics, including the ePAD, timesheets and placements.

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Healthcare Jargon Glossary of Terms – This glossary will help you navigate some of the language we use within the School of Health & Social Care at University of Gloucestershire.

Guides and tutorials

We have created a range of useful guides and tutorials on ARC and supporting systems.

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ARC video guides are also available on YouTube.

Students on Health and Social Care Advanced Professional Practice course looking at the gauge of a blood pressure monitor

Further information

If you have further questions relating to student or practice access to ARC, please email archelp@​