- Skills Funding Agency
- 12 April 2012
- Applies to:
Types of clinical healthcare support apprenticeships that you can apply for.
This apprenticeship provides the skills and knowledge needed to support doctors, nurses, allied health professionals and healthcare scientists when they provide healthcare.
You could work in various clinical healthcare support roles to provide patient care in a range of settings (eg as a clinical healthcare support worker or healthcare assistant).
Types of apprenticeships
There are 2 types of apprenticeship.
Intermediate level apprenticeships
You can train in roles like:
- clinical healthcare support worker
- healthcare assistant
Advanced level apprenticeships
The job roles for advanced level apprentices are the same as for intermediate apprenticeships. However, apprentices would have additional responsibilities such as supervising junior teams members, taking physiological measurements and carrying out more complex clinical procedures (eg wound care).
Apply for a clinical healthcare support apprenticeship
You can become an apprentice in England if you’re:
- 16 or over
- eligible to work in England
- not in full-time education
Published: 12 April 2012
From: Skills Funding Agency