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Healthcare Science Assistant Level 2 Apprenticeship

Programme Type: Intermediate Apprenticeship Standard
Availability: Portsmouth Hospitals University NHS Trust
Science Services Apprentice

Is it for me?

This Apprenticeship provides the opportunity to gain the knowledge, skills and behaviours you need to take the next step in your career in a range of roles i.e. pathology and HSDU.
Essential Information
Entry Requirements
No formal entry requirements
Course Length
15 months
Start Date
Set by the employer
Qualifications Achievable
  • Maths & English Level 2 if required
Location(s)
Mainly in the workplace. Some knowledge sessions and testing may take place at one of our campuses.

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What advice and guidance can I expect to receive?

From the time you contact us, during training, and after you complete your programme, our experienced staff are on hand to provide you with the help and advice you need to achieve your career aspirations. More information about the Careers Programme we offer can be found on our Support Page or contact one of our Recruitment and Careers Advisors using our Contact Form or by calling 01983 533926.

Overview

This Apprenticeship is only available for employees at Portsmouth Hospitals University NHS Trust. The Healthcare Science Assistant Apprenticeship is delivered in partnership with Portsmouth Hospitals University NHS Trust and provides the skills, knowledge and behaviours required to become competent in supporting individuals in the Healthcare Science sector. Healthcare Scientists provide an extremely important contribution to the diagnosis of diseases and monitoring the treatment of patients, delivering almost a billion diagnostic tests every year across the country. As a Healthcare Science apprentice with Portsmouth Hospitals University NHS Trust you will contribute to overall safe patient care and be on the first stage of what is an exciting, rewarding, ever changing and demanding career.
What will I learn?

During your Apprenticeship you will have the chance to study a wide range of subjects, for example, communication and working with others, clinical care, audit/service improvement, technical scientific services, quality procedures and health, safety and security.

How will I be assessed?

Throughout your Apprenticeship your Training Consultant will provide continuous assessment, feedback and support to ensure you successfully complete all elements of your apprenticeship standard. On completion of training you will demonstrate the new skills and knowledge you have gained through a multiple choice test and professional discussion.

Need to go deeper into the details of this Apprenticeship?

Full, up-to-date details of this Apprenticeship can be found on the Institute for Apprenticeships website here:

What can I do after this Apprenticeship?

Following successful completion of this Apprenticeship will enable you to gain further experience and training in your industry to support your job role.

What advice and guidance can I expect to receive?

From the time you contact us, during training, and after you complete your programme, our experienced staff are on hand to provide you with the help and advice you need to achieve your career aspirations. More information about the Careers Programme we offer can be found on our Support Page or contact one of our Recruitment and Careers Advisors using our Contact Form or by calling 01983 533926.

Ready to apply? Got questions? Get in touch.
Please complete this initial enquiry form. It will be submitted to Lynn Hansell , Head of Business Management Education at Portsmouth Hospitals University NHS Trust.

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