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Posted on February 01, 2019

Apprenticeships are a key way for people to learn on the job, both for new starters to the NHS and for existing members of staff. It gives learners/staff the opportunity to gain a qualification and apply their learning while continuing to earn a salary, whether they are an apprentice joining the Trust for the first time on an apprentice salary or a member of staff completing an Apprenticeship Education Programme for their career development. 

An apprentice will do an average of 20% of their learning off the job over the term of their apprenticeship. This doesn’t necessarily mean attending classroom sessions. 

UHL has its own internal Apprenticeship and Development Centre which offers a choice of Apprenticeship Education Programmes which embrace a wide range of occupational roles and levels. We regularly liaise with awarding organisations and other external delivery partners to ensure our programmes are designed to develop a skilled workforce capable of meeting the challenges currently being faced in the Trust. 

You can read more about apprenticeships at UHL by clicking here.

You can also contact  the Apprenticeships mailbox and Learning & Development mailbox on the global contacts list for further information.