As more emphasis is placed on health promotion in our society, there is an ever-increasing demand for qualified health and social care practitioners, this apprenticeship meets that need.
Assistant practitioners are experienced staff within the growing healthcare sector. They have skills and experience in a particular area of clinical practice and work in support roles alongside qualified healthcare professionals.
Incorporating the Health and Social Care Practice Foundation Degree, this Higher Apprenticeship is suitable for people currently working in a health or social care setting. It develops knowledge and skills needed to undertake assistant or associate practitioner roles.
We are a top 10 university for world-leading research impact in allied health professions, nursing and pharmacy (REF 2014). Apprenticeships build on our robust history of partnership with the healthcare sector.
Our Apprenticeship Qualification Achievement Rates (QAR) in 2017-18 was 87.5% - over 20% above the national average for Health, Public Services and Care (Education & Skills Funding Agency).