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Maternity and paediatric support apprenticeships

Types of apprenticeships that you can apply for in the maternity and paediatric support sector.

Various support roles work alongside maternity and paediatric professionals such as doctors, midwives, nurses and allied health professionals to provide patient care in a range of settings including clinics, people’s homes and hospitals.

Training opportunities

You should gain the skills and knowledge required to become competent in supporting paternity and paediatric professionals.

Types of apprenticeships

This is an advanced level apprenticeship. You can train in roles like:

  • healthcare support worker
  • healthcare assistant
  • maternity support worker
  • paediatric support worker

Apply for a maternity and paediatric 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