Earn, Learn and Thrive at BTHFT with an NHS Apprenticeship

Our apprenticeships offer routes into many of the careers at BTHFT through a mix of on-the-job training and classroom learning.

Why choose Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust for your apprenticeship?

We are an award-winning service that offer apprenticeship across Bradford Teaching Hospital with recent awards been:

  1. Bradford Means Business Award 2023
  2. West Yorkshire Apprenticeship Award 2023

Along side this we have a supportive learning culture across Bradford with the facilitation of over 1000 students across many professions each year.

Benefits of an Apprenticeship

  • apprenticeships take between one and five years to complete
  • anyone over the age of 16 can do one
  • over a week, you’re likely to spend the equivalent of four days on work placement and one day at a training centre or college
  • you’ll develop your skills, including English and Maths
  • you’ll gain a competence qualification (based on what you can do in the workplace) and a knowledge qualification, or a qualification combining both

NHS apprenticeships are available at several level

  • Level 2 – Equivalent to GCSEs
  • Level 3 – Equivalent to A-levels
  • Level 4 & 5 – Equivalent to a foundation degree and above
  • Level 6 & 7 – Equivalent to a full bachelor’s or master’s degree

Why apply for an apprenticeship?

Some of the benefits of taking part in an apprenticeship at BTHFT include:

  • Earning a competitive salary while you learn
  • Have access to a comprehensive benefits package including NHS and student discounts across many retailers
  • Gaining a nationally recognised qualification
  • Joining a friendly and supportive team, being part of the BTHFT family
  • Benefiting from robust training and dedicated protected study time, throughout your apprenticeship
  • Can work alongside people who are experts in their field.

Meet the team

Marie Malcolm Richards
Education Lead for Apprenticeships & Widening Participation

Safina Akhtar
Apprenticeships & Widening Participation Co-ordinator

Tracey Sutcliffe
Education Administrator