Guidance

Healthcare support services apprenticeships

Types of apprenticeships that you can apply for in the healthcare support services sector.

Various support roles exist within the health sector that are central to the smooth running of healthcare services.

Types of apprenticeships

There are 2 types of apprenticeship.

Intermediate level apprenticeship

You can train in roles like:

  • healthcare support service worker
  • ward clerk
  • medical or health records clerk

Advanced level apprenticeship

You can train in roles like:

  • healthcare support service worker
  • ward housekeeper
  • medical or health records team leader or supervisor

Apply for a healthcare support services apprenticeship

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

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