New Healthcare Science Apprenticeship Programme

Last updated: 8th January 2020

The Chief Scientific Officer has announced the Healthcare Science Apprenticeship Programme. The programme showcases 3 new Trailblazer Apprenticeship Standards for the healthcare science support workforce at:

  • Level 2 (Healthcare Science Assistant)
  • Level 4 (Healthcare Science Associate)

Also announced was a degree apprenticeship; BSc (Hons) for Healthcare Science Practitioners including Biomedical Scientists. Details of the standards and associated end-point assessments (EPAs) are available. Links to the relevant information are listed below.

Employers are encouraged to work with their local universities to implement these degree apprenticeships from September 2017.