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.


Allied Health Professional apprenticeships

Find out how employers from across the NHS have implemented AHP apprenticeship roles within their organisations and how this pathway is enhancing their workforce supply routes.

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Apprenticeship board conversations

Information and resoruces on how to begin conversations with your board members as to why apprenticeships should be a priority for each of them.

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Apprenticeship FAQs

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

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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 and those with LDD

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

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Traineeships: Growing young talent to enrich the NHS

Find out how traineeships can benefit your organisation and give young people new skills, grow their confidence and provide an experience of being in a workplace.

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Call for volunteers to test a new model for assigning apprenticeship funding bands.

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Join the Step into Health team’s virtual employer engagement surgeries to network and share best practice with other organisations across the NHS.

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