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Apprenticeships

We are committed to developing a talented and skilled workforce. Recruitment of apprenticeships is a priority within our Career Pathways Framework which includes apprenticeships at all levels, leadership development and continuous professional development.

Apprenticeships bring a number of tangible benefits to NHS organisations. They can create skilled and motivated employees and can help to address skills shortages across the workforce, including a younger, older and more diverse workforce.

Apprenticeship training programmes are open to new and existing staff

  • The Trust currently offers Apprentice roles:
  • Clinical apprentices
  • Business and Administration
  • New apprenticeship programmes under development include Estates and Facilities, Leadership and management, Trainee Nursing Associate, Assistant Practitioner and Nursing Apprenticeships

Apprenticeships combine practical training in a job with study.

As an apprentice you’ll:

  • work alongside experienced staff
  • gain job-specific skills
  • get time for study related to your role (usually one day a week)

Apprenticeships take 1 to 5 years to complete depending on their level.

Levels of apprenticeship

Apprenticeships have equivalent educational levels.

 Name Level Equivalent educational level
 Intermediate 2 GCSE 
 Advanced 3 A level 
 Higher 4, 5 ,6 and 7 Foundation degree and above 
 Degree 6 and 7 Bachelor’s or master’s degree 

Some apprenticeships may also give you an additional qualification, such as a diploma.

To enquire about Apprenticeship opportunities within the Trust, please email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Together working with the BCPFT recruitment team - All our apprenticeships are advertised on National Apprenticeship Service website www.apprenticeships.org.uk

Useful links

Apprenticeship.gov.uk
Skills for Health