Apprenticeships are structured national training programmes supported financially by the government, which give your staff a chance to work towards a qualification.
Apprenticeships can be used as part of your business plan to help you achieve a future proof workforce. They are employer driven: you know best when it comes to the skills and knowledge required for your services.
APPRENTICESHIP OPPORTUNITIES
Please see below apprenticeship opportunities for health and care staff;

For more information, please email: apprenticeships@communitymatters.co.uk and we will be delighted to answer any questions you may have

Trainee Nursing Associate Programme
Every year HEE London has a mandate from DHSC to enrol a number of nursing associates onto programme.
Trainee nursing associates (tr) NA’s have been introduced to help build the capacity of the nursing workforce and the delivery of high-quality care while supporting nurses and wider multidisciplinary teams to focus on more complex clinical duties.
Funding is provided initially at the start of the 2-year programme and then again after the 12-month retention data whereby the funding will be adjusted for year 2 based on how many TNAs are still on programme.
FUNDING AWARD
TNA Support Funding:
Support funding is paid to the employing practice, through the training hub. Available for each TNA apprentice on the full TNA programme in London.
Payment breakdown:
TNAs Cohorts from April 1st, 2022 – March 31st, 2023: The following applies:
• £8,000 o (£4,000 per year over two years) Trainees who are working at least 50% of their practice time in an NHS Learning Disability Services (Payment is £7,900 per year for two years): £15,800.
New TNAs commencing on programme from April 1st, 2023 – March 31st, 2024. The following applies:
£8,000 o (£4,000 per year over two years) Trainees who are working at least 50% of their practice time in an NHS Learning
APPRENTICESHIP NEWS
National Apprenticeship Week 2023 – 6 to 12 February 2023 3 weeks to go and we cannot wait to see all of the amazing events and activities that will be happening within the NHS.
Please click here to find out about all things National Apprenticeship Week. Please email Jennifer.stone@hee.nhs.uk with your planned events for the week.
Doctor Degree (GMC 2018) Apprenticeship – Funding update
The Level 7 Doctor Degree (GMC 2018) apprenticeship standard was approved for delivery on 19th July 2022. Apprentices will typically undertake a five-year apprenticeship during which they will complete all elements of medical education, academic and practical, including a medical degree, the Medical Licensing Assessment and meet all requirements set out by the General Medical Council.
Health Education England (HEE) have now announced that funding has been confirmed for the first 200 apprentices to train as doctors over the next two years. A HEE funding package has been agreed for a pilot programme for up to 200 apprentices over the next two years. This will support healthcare employers to meet the costs of taking on apprentices, including staffing costs while apprentices are undertaking education and training. Up to £50,000 will be available to employers for each apprentice, in addition to apprenticeship funding and the usual funding support provided to medical schools for each place.
  • Click here to access the Level 7 Doctor Degree (GMC 2018) apprenticeship standard and other resources.
  • Click here to access further information.
Enhanced Practice Apprenticeship for General Practice Nursing
Health Education England has recently supported the development of a new apprenticeship for Enhanced Clinical Practice. The apprenticeship can be used to train General Practice Nurses (GPNs) with some experience, it is for those ready for development in long-term condition management and non-medical prescribing.
We would be grateful if you could answer the following questions about what, as an employer, you would want to see in a course for your mid-career GPNs.
Please complete the survey here (close date: 30th January 2023).
New Date for London Primary and Community Apprenticeship Event – 9th February 2023 The new date for the London Primary and Community Apprenticeship Event has been confirmed as Thursday 9th February 2023. This date falls within National Apprenticeship Week 2023 (NAW ’23) and the event will be part of the NAW ‘23 celebrations. Please see attached the updated booking flyer. 
Your original booking will be transferred over to the new date. If you are unable to attend the event on the new date (9/2/23), please email nhsapprenticeships@hee.nhs.uk to cancel your booking. There is no action required if you can attend the new date.
The venue will be the same, De Vere Grand, Connaught Rooms, 61-65 Great Queen St, London, WC2B 5DA.