Apprenticeships

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How the Assistant Practitioner Higher Apprenticeship opens doors for graduates

“I loved my apprenticeship and really enjoyed university.” Nichola Raymond joined the first cohort of Assistant Practitioners in healthcare on the higher apprenticeship at the University of Brighton, graduating in January this year. Since completing her apprenticeship,¬†Nichola has moved into a new role with more responsibility. Cathy from the apprenticeships¬†caught up with Nichola to find…

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Sharon taking the role of patient for her fellow apprentices

Sharon Whitmore, Assistant Practitioner Higher Apprenticeship

Sharon is a 33-year-old healthcare assistant who works part-time at a local GP surgery. She studied her Assistant Practitioner (Health) Higher Apprenticeship (Level 5) at the University of Brighton. Sharon left school after taking GCSEs and started a family soon after. She aspired to be a nurse, but further study was not a realistic possibility…

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