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Healthcare Science Practitioner

Supporting the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of medical conditions.

Summary of this apprenticeship standard

Level

6 (equivalent to bachelor's degree)

Typical length
36 months
Current funding band
Up to £27,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
Entry requirements

Set by employer.

What apprentices will learn
  • complex specialist clinical procedures

  • how to carry out clinical tests and analyse results

  • developing technical standard operating procedures

  • treatment monitoring

  • effective communication skills

Qualifications
  • apprentices must have achieved an approved healthcare science degree before taking their end-point assessment

  • before taking their end-point assessment apprentices must have achieved level 2 English and maths (equivalent to GCSEs at grades A* to C)

Professional registration

None specified.

How apprentices are assessed

A government-approved organisation must assess apprentices towards the end of their apprenticeship.

This end-point assessment ensures apprentices achieve the skills, training and any qualifications necessary to complete their apprenticeship.

You can download the assessment plan from the Institute for Apprenticeships. There are no end-point assessment organisations for this apprenticeship yet. Please email apprentice.assessment@education.gov.uk if you urgently need an end-point assessment organisation.

More Information

The Institute for Apprenticeships has more detailed information about this apprenticeship.