New apprenticeships Healthcare Science Associate
This apprenticeship has been designed to be taken by anyone wanting to work as a Healthcare Science Associate. The Healthcare Science Associate supports the work of Healthcare Science Practitioners and Clinical Scientists in performing high quality, safe diagnostic, therapeutic and monitoring technical and scientific procedures from conception to end of life in job roles within hospitals, general practice and other settings in the healthcare sector and across all areas of Healthcare Science.
In order to meet the apprenticeship standard apprentices will be required to hold or achieve a:
- Minimum of Level 2 English
- Minimum of Level 2 Maths
- Achieve the Level 4 Diploma in Healthcare Science (in development)
- Collect evidence of personal and professional development gained from two multisource feedback (MSF) exercises conducted at approximately three months from the start of the apprenticeship and four 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 24 months, after which end-point assessment will take place.