Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the healthcare sector.
This document is relevant to:
- employers wanting to recruit an apprentice
- training organisations working with employers to make the apprenticeships available
The approved standard outlines the skills, knowledge and behaviours required of the apprentice and the job they will need to be able to do by the time they have completed their apprenticeship.
This standard is ready to use.
Employers involved in creating this standard
If you’d like to get involved and contribute to the development of the healthcare science associate standard, please read the guidance for trailblazers, and email the trailblazer contact: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The standard for a healthcare science associate was developed by:
- NHS England
- Barts Health NHS Trust
- East Kent University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
- Guys and St Thomas’s
- Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust
- Imperial NHS Foundation Trust
- Leeds Teaching Hospital
- Leicester Royal Infirmary
- London Women’s Clinic
- Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
- Northern General Hospital
- Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
- Pennine Acute Trust
- Public Health England (Bristol Royal Infirmary)
- Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospital
- Royal Hallamshire Hospital
- Royal Marsden Hospital Foundation Trust
- Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust
- Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
- Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust
- Surrey Pathology Department
- University Hospital Bristol NHS Foundation Trust
- Western Sussex NHS Foundation Trust
- Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust
Funding information for employers and training organisations
Funding band: 9
Funding band maximum: £9,000
Read the apprenticeship funding rules for further information.