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 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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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 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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National Apprenticeship Week 2020 round up

National Apprenticeship Week 2020 ran from 3 to 9 February. Throughout the week, we promoted a range of blogs, case studies and other useful resources to highlight the difference that apprenticeships are making to the health service.

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