Guidance

Apprenticeship standard: healthcare science practitioner degree apprenticeship (approved for delivery)

Describes the job role an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the healthcare sector.

Documents

Apprenticeship standard for a healthcare science practitioner

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Assessment plan for a healthcare science practitioner

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Details

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 practitioner standard, please read the guidance for trailblazers, and email the trailblazer contact: graham.wilson@hee.nhs.uk.

The standard for a healthcare science practitioner was developed by:

  • St Helen and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
  • Plymouth Hospital NHS Trust
  • Bolton NHS Trust
  • Barts Health NHS Trust
  • Penine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust
  • Royal Lancashire Infirmary
  • Northern General Hospital
  • Stockport NHS Foundation Trust
  • University of South Manchester NHS Foundation trust
  • Western Sussex Hospitals
  • Sheffield Teaching Hospital
  • Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Hospital
  • Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
  • University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust
  • Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
  • Guys and St Thomas’s NHS Foundation Trust
  • Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • Royal Liverpool University Hospital
  • Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust
  • Cambridge University Hospitals
  • Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust
  • Doncaster and Bassetlaw Hospital NHS Trusts
  • University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust
  • Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust
  • NHS Blood and Transplant
  • East and North Hertfordshire Trust
  • Public Health England – Bristol Royal Infirmary
  • The Walton Centre (Neurosciences)
  • Hull and East Yorkshire NHS Trust

Funding information for employers and training organisations

Funding band: 15

Funding band maximum: £27,000

Read the apprenticeship funding rules for further information.