Programmes we offer:

Please see the apprentices tab to find out how to apply.

 

Qualification name

Qualification level

Who is this course suitable for?

What related qualifications can I progress to?

Entry requirements

Business and Administration

3

The qualification is aimed at learners who are new to an administration role or looking to progress into this type of job role. This qualification will allow learners to develop their knowledge and understanding of business and administration.

Duration: 18-24 months

  • Level 3 Team Leading
  • Level 4 Business and Administration
  • Working within any admin, Business Administrator or receptionist role.
  • Apprentices without Level 2 English and Maths will need to achieve this level prior to completion of their Apprenticeship.

Accounting and Finance

(ACCA & CIMA)

(internal staff only)

7

This programme is aimed at professionals who provide finance advice to the wider organisation. Examples of roles as an Accountancy or taxation professional include, but are not limited to, Financial accountant, Management accountant, Tax accountant, Tax adviser, Tax specialist, External auditor, Internal auditor, Financial analyst, Management consultant, Forensic accountant and Business advisor.

  • Specific AAT degrees
  • To work within a Financial Role
  • Individual employers will identify entry requirements in terms of previous qualifications, training or other criteria (typically A Levels or equivalent).

Full Time/ Part Time Registered Nurse

(usually only available for internal staff)

6

This apprenticeship is for students who are looking to become a registered nurse. This qualification allows learners to develop their knowledge about what it means to work with patients on a ward.

Duration for full time is 3 years.

Please note: it is dependent upon government funding if this course is available.

  • Master’s degree
  • Healthcare experience
  • Level 2 Maths and English qualifications
  • Level 3 qualification or access to higher education

Health Care Support Worker

2

This qualification is aimed at individuals who are new to the healthcare role and would like progress into this type of job role. The qualification allows learners to gain wider knowledge within the health sector and also gain experience on the wards.

Duration: 12 months

  • Senior Healthcare Support Worker
  • Level 1 Maths and English qualifications  
  • Care Certificate

Senior Healthcare Support Worker

3

This apprenticeship is for learners who have already achieved the Level 2 Healthcare Support Worker or have the exemptions from the Level 2 programme and is looking to gain further knowledge within the healthcare support worker sector.

Duration: 18 months

 
  • Level 2 Maths and English qualifications
  • Care Certificate
  • Level 2 Qualification

Registered Nursing Associate

5

This apprenticeship is ideally for health care support workers and acts as a bridging gap between a registered nurse and health care assistant. This programme will allow learners to gain nursing skills.

Duration: two years.

  • Registered Nurse
  • Healthcare Experience
  • Level 2 Maths and English qualifications
  • Level 3 qualification or access to higher education

Human Resources Professional

3

This apprenticeship is ideal for learners who are new to a human resources role and would like to develop their understanding of human resources.

Duration: 18-24 months

  • Human resources level 5
  • To work within a HR role
  • Apprentices without Level 2 English and Maths will need to achieve this level prior to completion of their Apprenticeship.

Human Resources Professional

(internal applicants only)

5

This programme is designed for learners who would like to further their career in the HR department and would like to broaden their knowledge on Human Resources

Duration: typically 36 months if previously completed the level 3 apprenticeship

 
  • To work within a HR role
  • Apprentices without Level 2 English and maths will need to achieve this level prior to completion of their apprenticeship

Team Leader

3

The team leader programme is designed for learners already in a team leading position who would like to broaden their management skills and knowledge.

Duration: 12 months

  • Chartered manager
  • Team leader Level  4  
  • To already be in  a team leading position
  • Apprentices without Level 2 English and Maths will need to achieve this level prior to completion of their Apprenticeship.

Chartered Manager

(internal staff only)

6

This programme is for learners who take responsibility for long-term organisational success, manage people, projects, operations or services.

Duration: 48 months

  • Successful apprentices will have the option to apply for professional recognition as Chartered Managers and Members of the Chartered Management Institute
  • Most candidates will have A levels (or equivalent) or existing relevant Level 3 qualifications, and English, Maths and ICT at Level 2. Other relevant or prior experience may also be considered as an alternative.

Customer Service Practitioner

2

Ideal for learners who provide would like to provide a high quality service to customers. These may be one-off or routine contacts and include dealing with orders, payments, offering advice, guidance and support, meet-and-greet, sales, fixing problems, after care, or gaining insight through measuring customer satisfaction. You may be the first point of contact for your department.

  • Completion of this apprenticeship will lead to eligibility to join the Institute of Customer Service as an Individual member at Professional level.
  • Apprentices will be required to have or achieve level 1 English and Maths and to have taken level 2 English and Maths tests prior to completion of their Apprenticeship.
  • Working within a customer service centred role.

Junior Content Producer

3

Suitable for learners who are interested in developing and creating content that can be used across a variety of media including digital, social media, broadcast or in print. Working to the customer/client brief, they research, prepare and develop the media messaging to maximise audience engagement, capturing the strategy and objectives of the brand and needs of the customer they are representing.

Duration: 12-18 months

 

  • Apprentices without English or Maths Level 2 must achieve this prior to taking the end point assessment.

Pharmacy Assistant

2

This apprenticeship is best suited to those who would like to begin their career in pharmacy and would like to widen their knowledge on supporting the supply, preparation and assembly of medicines and products; issuing them to patients and other healthcare professionals and assisting in providing advice to patients to help them to make effective use of their medicines.

Duration: 12-15 months

  • Level 3 Pharmacy Technician
  • Apprentices without level 1 English and Maths will need to achieve this level and take the test for level 2 English and Maths prior to taking the end point assessment.

Pharmacy Technician

(internal staff only)

3

This programme is for pharmacy assistants looking to progress in their career and join the registered professionals working within the regulatory standards for pharmacy, as set by the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) Pharmacy Order 2010

Duration: 24 months

  • Team leader
  • Pharmaceutical degree
  • Apprentices without level 2 English and maths will need to achieve this level prior to taking the End-Point Assessment.

Electrical Engineering

(DSFS Staff)

3

This programme is for learners looking to start their careers in electrical engineering and widen their knowledge and understanding of general engineering/manufacturing mathematical and scientific principles, methods, techniques, graphical expressions, symbols formulae and calculations used by engineering technicians.

Duration: 42-48 months

  • Level 4 Diploma
  • Candidates will typically have 4 GCSEs at Grade C/4 or equivalent, including Mathematics, English and a Science.

Assistant practitioner

(internal staff only)

5

Best for learners who would like to work as part of the wider health and social care team and have direct contact with patients, service users or clients providing high quality and compassionate care. Assistant Practitioners work at a level above that of Healthcare Support Workers and have a more in-depth understanding about factors that influence health and ill-health.

Duration: 18-24 months

  • Registered Nurse
  • Nursing Associate
  • Level 2 Maths and English qualifications.

Mammography Associate

4

Suitable for individuals who would like to develop a good understanding of breast anatomy, physiology and pathology, including clinical signs and symptoms of breast cancer, and be able to apply knowledge of ionising radiation regulations.

Duration: 12 months

 

  • Apprentices without level 2 English and maths will need to achieve this level prior to taking the end-point assessment.