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Healthcare apprenticeships: best practice advice for employers

In the second of two articles on healthcare apprenticeships, learning services manager at Skills for Health Janine Wilson discusses how employers can ensure the professional provision of apprenticeship programmes.
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In the second of two articles on healthcare apprenticeships, learning services manager at Skills for Health Janine Wilson discusses how employers can ensure the professional provision of apprenticeship programmes

When taking on a new degree-nurse apprentice, organisations need to consider what is involved and who should be part of the planning process.

Staff must prepare for the apprentice and work with a Nursing and Midwifery Council approved educational institution (AEI) to make the programme successful.

Ensuring staff have a clear understanding of the daily support they will need to provide is essential for the learning and development of the apprentice, and to make sure there is also a benefit for the organisation itself.

Challenges

Many degree-nurse apprentices are likely to train and

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