Apprenticeships in 6 simple terms
An apprenticeship combines practical training in a job with study
Apprentices are employed and receive a salary
Apprentices are entitled to a minimum of 20% ‘off the job’ training time as part of their job
If not already achieved, apprentices will undertake Maths and English qualifications
A qualification taken during an apprenticeship is equal to the same qualification taken elsewhere
Depending on the apprenticeship, upon successful completion, apprentices may be eligible to apply for professional registration
Apprenticeship standards in pharmacy
Career progression is not linear. You can step in or out at any point depending on your experience and career goals. You must check that you meet the entry requirements for the apprenticeship you select.
Further information on apprenticeships
Find and apply for new apprenticeships on NHS Jobs
Resources available on Skills for Health: Healthcare Apprenticeships
NHS Health Careers information on job roles and more
NHS England: Apprenticeships has information and resources
GOV.UK information on the integrated Level 3 Pharmacy Technician apprenticeship training course
Support with finding the right apprenticeship for you
The NATH Apprenticeships Team can help you find the right apprenticeship course, screen relevant providers, secure funding and support with any paperwork and processes as required.
CARE4Notts also provide advice and guidance for new recruits and existing staff wishing to undertake an apprenticeship.