Apprenticeships

Apprenticeships are a great way to learn and gain experience at the same time. This page explains the main features of apprenticeships, gives examples, explains a little about entry requirements and how to apply, and looks briefly at next steps.

What are Apprenticeships?

  • apprenticeships offer structured training with an employer and lead to nationally recognised qualifications from GCSE to degree.
  • they provide a route into different careers, including many departments in WHH as well as career progression/change for existing staff.
  • apprenticeships can take anything from one to four years to complete.
  • they are open to anyone from the age of 16.
  • apart from learning in the workplace, you may go on day or block release to a training centre, college or university.
  • you work towards a competence qualification (based on what you can do in the workplace) and a knowledge qualification, or a qualification combining both elements.
  • you will develop your skills, including English and Maths.

Contact Details

Email: whh.apprenticeshipteam@nhs.net Telephone: 01928 753436

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Further Information

Click the link below to view different apprenticeship career routes: https://haso.skillsforhealth.org.uk/pathways/

Click the link below for the full list of apprenticeships available: https://findapprenticeshiptraining.apprenticeships.education.gov.uk/

 

Apprenticeship Team on November's One Halton Health Show podcast

Our Apprenticeship Team took part in the November 2019 One Halton Health Show Podcast.

To listen to it follow the link to the below website:

https://vcaradio.com/

Apprentice Feedback

 

"The Chartered Management Degree has been one of my best decisions to date.  I’ve been able to meet a variety of people in the roles throughout the NHS, in my cohort there is an Associate Director of Nursing and a Head of Information Governance.  I like the fact I can learn management theory and then take this away and tailor my assignment to working at the Trust. So far I’ve looked at a marketing strategy for recruitment, an analysis of the organisation environment, performance management, project management and motivating teams (all about WHH!). I am forever grateful for the Trust investing in my development and on the back of this I have been offered a new role. I am really looking forward to starting my new job and I believe this will further help me to develop myself as a leader."  Rachel

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