After the seminar week, you may wish to study for the Nmic Minor Illness Diploma at an additional cost of £720. This can be achieved by a six-month period with a mentor, usually in your own place of work, resulting in a completed Manual of Clinical Competencies, and four written assignments (Case Studies, Pharmacology Scenarios, Evidence-based Practice and Organisational Skills).

The Nmic Diploma is an established qualification which is widely recognised throughout the NHS as evidence of competence in this area of practice. The course is not a replacement for full patient assessment training. If you are working towards a degree, it may be possible for you to seek recognition of this as an 'accreditation of prior learning' (equivalent to 45 credits at level 6) under the CATS process. You would have to do this directly with your chosen University.