A nurse gives care, advice and support to sick, injured or disabled people

A career in nursing is dynamic and exciting with opportunities to work in a range of different roles as a registered nurse. Your nursing career will mean working with a variety of service users, families and carers, and with a range of health and care professionals and other agencies. You’ll work in a hospital or someone’s home, within the community, social care or public health. Registered nurses are a key part of the multidisciplinary teams that meet the health and care needs of patients and service users. You’ll be at the centre of teams that can include other health and social care professionals. The nurse apprenticeship comprises a common core of skills and knowledge for all nursing students, with specialisms in adult nursing, children’s nursing, mental health and learning disabilities. On completion of this apprenticeship, you’ll achieve a degree in nursing.


Duration: 48 months

Relevant school subjects: Science

Entry requirements: Depend on employer, but likely A-levels or equivalent qualifications

Achievement upon completion: Level 6 (Degree)—equivalent to a bachelor’s degree

Potential salary upon completion: £25,000 per annum

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