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What you learn during your Healthcare Science qualification

Apprentices will learn invaluable skills and knowledge to help them manage their caseload more effectively, delivering an individualised service to each client. Sector relevant legislation forms a key part of this apprenticeship, ensuring learners have up to date knowledge of the law relating to their role to better protect their clients and your organisation as a whole. All learners will receive one to one support from their very own Trainer Coach.

Healthcare Science Level 4

18 Months

This new, first of its kind in Wales, Apprenticeship has been designed to increase the skills of those working within NHS Wales.

Level 4

18 Months


Level 2

" The introduction of the HCS Level 4 addresses serious skills shortages and develops key skills within the sector by effectively growing our own staff. "

Rhian Lewis, Learning & Development Business Partner (Qualifications), Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board

What happens after your Healthcare Science apprenticeship

Graduate with a nationally accredited certificate showcasing the depth of your healthcare science knowledge.

On completion of the Apprenticeship, individuals will be professionally recognised, and registered as Healthcare Science Associates at Level 4. Learners could even progress to our range of leadership and management qualifications.

Healthcare Science apprenticeships in Wales FAQs

How long does the Healthcare Science course take?

Typically the apprenticeship will take on average 18 months to complete.

How much is the Healthcare Science course in Wales?

The courses we offer are free, they are fully-funded by the Welsh Government meaning no cost to you or your employer.

What roles is the qualification suited to?

The Level 4 qualification will support learners into assistant audiology, blood science and clinical engineering roles to name but a few, with learners being able to enrol from NHS organisations right across Wales.

I am a learner

Start your career and apply for an apprenticeship or up skill in your current role to progress your career.

I am an employer

Businesses need to grow. Learn new skills through our fully funded apprenticeships.

I am a parent

We have lots of apprenticeship vacancies. Your child will earn a wage while studying a qualification.

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