Apprenticeships: what you need to know
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Apprenticeships: what you need to know

Angelo Varetto Head of national occupational standards, qualifications and apprenticeships, Skills for Health

A brief guide to the new employment and training opportunities

What are apprenticeships and how do they relate to nursing and midwifery?

An apprenticeship is a job that includes training. It enables someone to develop and demonstrate the knowledge, skills and behaviours they need to perform effectively in an occupation that is defined by an apprenticeship standard. Apprentices have contracts of employment at the organisations that take them on.

Nursing Management. 24, 7, 26-27. doi: 10.7748/nm.24.7.26.s28

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