Level 2 Healthcare Science Assistant

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Course Information

The apprenticeship is aligned to professional recognition within the NHS and
other healthcare providers. Apprentices will be assessed at several stages
during their apprenticeship, this includes:



  • A vocational competence observation
  • A professional practice test
  • A professional discussion
  • This apprenticeship will also include the completion of a L2 Diploma in
    Healthcare Science and completion of all of these elements will lead to the
    graded apprenticeship award

Who is this course for?

You will be compassionate; honest; conscientious and committed and will consistently adhere to the standards of Good Scientific Practice which sets out for the profession and the public the standards of behaviour and practice that must be achieved and maintained in the delivery of work activities, the provision of care and personal conduct of the healthcare science workforce appropriate to the role undertaken.

Assessment Types

  • A vocational competence observation
  • A professional practice test
  • A professional discussion

Entry Requirements

You will need to successfully complete a baseline assessment in English and Maths.

Career Progression

This apprenticeship can either lead straight into a Healthcare Science Assistant role or progression onto the Level 4 Healthcare Science Associate apprenticeship.

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Course Details

Duration

18 months and 3 months for EPA

Study Type

Full time

Course Code

78576-01

Course Facts

History

Salaries typically range from £18,500 to £22,000, depending on the student’s qualifications at entry.

Facilities

The working week is usually 37 hours and as with any role within the NHS will include shifts and on-call duties.

Extra Curriculum

There are over 50,000 healthcare scientists working in the NHS and public health services with almost 50 different science specialisms.

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