New apprenticeships Healthcare Science Assistant
This apprenticeship has been designed to be taken by anyone wanting to work as a Healthcare Science Assistant across a range of departments within hospitals, general practice and other settings in the healthcare sector. Apprentices will perform a range of low risk, routine, technical and scientific procedures usually in one broad area of Healthcare Science.
In order to meet the apprenticeship standard apprentices will be required to hold or achieve a:
- Minimum of Level 1 English and attempt a Level 2 English
- Minimum of Level 1 Maths and attempt a Level 2 Maths
- Achieve the Level 2 Diploma in Healthcare Science
- Collect evidence of personal and professional development gained from 2 multisource feedback (MSF) exercises conducted at approximately 3 months from the start of the apprenticeship and 4 months from completion of the apprenticeship.
The on-programme pace will be driven by the apprentice as well as by the breadth of experience an employer can offer prior to the minimum of 12 months, after which end-point assessment will take place.