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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Using the apprenticeship levy

In this section you'll find out what the apprenticeship levy is, and the different ways you can use it to maximise your organisations apprenticeship offer, and get the best use from the levy.

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Apprenticeship policy

Take a look at our policy section to keep up-to-date with all the recent government changes concerning apprenticeships, including the levy and public sector target.

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Apprenticeship case studies and resources

Our apprenticeship resource library contains a range of blogs, podcasts and case studies that can help improve the apprenticeship offer within your organisation.

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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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Find out how traineeships can help you to manage workforce supply and recruit talented young people into the NHS

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Apprenticeship Q&As

A range of questions raised by employers about apprenticeships and the apprenticeship levy.


Apprenticeship myths

Discover the truth behind the common misconceptions about apprenticeships.

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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