Guidance

Health and science apprenticeships

Types of apprenticeships that you can apply for in the health and science sector.

Types of apprenticeships

Take a look at these jobs if you’ve got an investigative mind and want to study science to a high level. You could work in many different areas like working with animals, chemicals or in sport, depending on your interests.

There are apprenticeship available in several sectors of in health and science sector:

  • sports development

  • dental nursing

  • healthcare and pharmacy

  • chemical science

Levels of apprenticeship

Apprenticeships have equivalent educational levels.

Name Level Equivalent educational level
Intermediate 2 GCSE
Advanced 3 A level
Higher 4,5,6 and 7 Foundation degree and above
Degree 6 and 7 Bachelor’s or master’s degree

Some apprenticeships may also give you an additional qualification, such as a diploma.

Apply for a health and science apprenticeship

You can become an apprentice in England if you’re:

  • 16 or over
  • eligible to work in England
  • not in full-time education

Apply for an apprenticeship in this sector

Published 23 February 2018