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Registered Nurse

Giving care, advice and support to sick, injured or disabled people.

Summary of this apprenticeship standard


6 (equivalent to bachelor's degree)

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

Applicants must have achieved GCSE grades 9 to 4 (equivalent to A* to C) in English and maths before starting this apprenticeship.

What apprentices will learn
  • helping doctors with physical examinations

  • giving drugs and injections

  • cleaning and dressing wounds

  • using medical equipment

  • working with doctors to decide what care to give

  • checking patients' progress

  • advising patients and their relatives

Registered nurse apprentices specialise in:

  • adult nursing

  • children's nursing

  • nursing people with learning disabilities

  • mental health nursing

  • degree in nursing
Professional registration

Apprentices will be eligible to join the Nursing and Midwifery Council after completing their apprenticeship.

End Point Assessment

There are no end point assessment organisations for this standard yet. There is a monthly application process for organisations interested in delivering end-point assessment. New organisations are added regularly.

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