Pathway Apprenticeships - Social Services Healthcare

Becoming an apprentice helps you build the experience and skills that employers want to see. No matter what stage you’re at, they’ll help you get set for a bright future. And now, there are more ways than ever to get involved.

Benefits of a Pathway Apprenticeship


If you've left school and are unemployed, here's why a Pathways Apprenticeship could be a good option.


  • Accredited learning with an industry-recognised qualification up to SCQF Level 6, the same level of learning as a Higher

  • Virtual elements which can be completed online

  • Future-focussed to help you move to a Modern or Graduate Apprenticeship by developing the skills and experience employers need

  • Gain real work experience through industry projects or work placements

  • Tailored support shaped around your skills needs

  • Explore a career path in a growth industry with strong future career prospects

  • Develop your skills and options for the next steps in your career or learner journey

  • You can earn £100 training allowance if eligible

Ever thought of a career in healthcare! 

People are at the heart of healthcare and social services. If you have a passion for improving lives and helping others, a career in this rewarding field could be for you. 

Care for sick, injured or disabled people as an adult nurse or children’s nurse. Look after people at home or in residential homes as a care home managercare assistant or residential support worker. Give advice and support to families to help them improve their lives as a social worker. A Pathways Apprenticeship in Social Services and Healthcare helps you prepare for a wide range of different care roles. 

Over 161,000 people are currently employed by NHS Scotland. The number of jobs are still growing, and there are great opportunities for progression, too.








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