Education and training

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The quality of your workforce’s education and training has a huge impact on outcomes for patients and changes in demand and patient need will influence policy and practice.

NHS Employers can help you navigate the range of training options and provide you with advice and guidance to support your existing and future workforce.

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Advanced clinical practice

Find out about what advanced clinical practitioners are and what they can do to support your multi-disciplinary teams.

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Assistant practitioners

Find out how you can develop assistant practitioner roles in your trust and how other employers have used them in their organisations.

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Care Certificate

The care certificate is aimed at equipping health and social care support workers with the knowledge and skills they need to provide safe and compassionate care.


Education and Training newsletter

Sign up to our education and training bulletin for the latest developments in the shape and education of the NHS workforce.

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Expanding placement capacity

Ideas and approaches for expanding placement capacity.

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Preceptorships for newly qualified staff

To ensure the best possible start for newly qualified nurses, midwives and allied health professionals, a quality preceptorship programme is essential. 

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Routes into the NHS

Further information on the range of options available to employers to attract and prepare people for working in the NHS.

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T Levels

Visit our dedicated web section and find out what you need to know as an employer about T Levels and industry placements.

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Healthcare science education and training

Modernising Scientific Careers has streamlined the education and training of healthcare scientists. Find out how it continues to shape the profession and the value of promoting the careers available to school children with an interest in science.

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NMC announces OSCE capacity increase

The NMC has announced an increase in OSCE test capacity and webinars to support the new test of competence.

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Flexi-job apprenticeships consultation

The Department for Education has launched a consultation around creating new flexible apprenticeships and we are encouraging you to share your views.

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