Apprenticeships are an exciting option for both apprentice and for us as a organisation 

You can employ apprentices at different levels, from school leavers and university graduates, to people who want to further their careers or change career direction completely.

You can recruite someone new or upskill an existing member of your team.

As an employer, can get funding from the government to help pay for apprenticeship training.

Through the Apprenticeship Levy we are able to fund both newly recruited Apprentices and existing members of your team through their course of study with no financial impact on teams or divisional finances.   

Apprenticeships are work based learning programmes, therefore any apprenticeship course undertaken must be directly related to your current or future role. Its this link to your day-to-day role or access to a new role will allow you to achieve the competencies of the Apprenticeship.

Each apprenticeship standard has an occupational profile that is outlined to ensure that your role will suite the course of study and give you the best opportunity to succeed.

All apprenticeships that have been developed and approved can be found through the Institute of Apprenticeships.  From the Institute you will be able to find all apprenticeships that are currently available, the occupational profile and assessment criteria. 

To simplify the search for an apprenticeship, we have created a few documents that associate roles within the NHS and Mersey Care with Apprenticeship standards. These documents can be accessed and downloaded below.  

For any advice or guidance please contact the Trust Apprenticeship Team. apprenticeships@merseycare.nhs.uk