NHS Apprenticeships

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Apprenticeship and traineeship programmes can be a cost-effective way to create a skilled, diverse, flexible and motivated workforce and can help employees keep pace with developments in technology and working practices within healthcare. These programmes can also help improve the diversity of your workforce and open up employment opportunities to young people from your local community.
 
Our NHS apprenticeship and traineeship web pages will help you keep up to date with recent policy changes, best practice and provide key resources to help you grow and develop the workforce you need for the future. 
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What apprenticeships are and how to use them

Find out how apprenticeships can support with attraction, development and retention in your organisation.

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Apprenticeship FAQs

Read our answers to many of the questions that employers ask about apprenticeships.

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Using the apprenticeship levy

Find out what the apprenticeship levy is, how to use it and different ways to maximise your organisation's apprenticeship offer.

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Case studies and resources

Our resource library contains a range of education and training resources, including workforce redesign, apprenticeships, off-the-job training, routes into the NHS and nursing associate examples.

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Supporting disabled apprentices

Find out more information about supporting disabled people and people with learning disabilities/difficulties into apprenticeships in your organisation.

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Pre-apprenticeship programmes

Find out how traineeships can help you to recruit young people into an NHS apprenticeship or employment.

Apprenticeships: National Apprenticeship Week, 4 to 8 March 2019

National Apprenticeship Week 2019

National apprenticeship week 2019 ran from 4 to 8 March. We showcased good practice from across the NHS which highlighted the different career paths and development opportunities apprenticeships can create.

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