GCSE: GCSE English and maths at grade C/4 or above, or equivalent.
Other course specific tests:
Level 3 health/social care qualification, or equivalent.
If you don’t have the required level 3 or GCSE qualifications you can complete our Alternative Entry Scheme. As part of this, you may be asked to take tests in English and maths and to write an essay. It is a requirement of the Degree Apprenticeship that applicants who do not already hold these qualifications will need to achieve level 2 English and maths prior to taking their end-point assessment. Contact the Lifelong Learning Centre for more information.
English language requirements
IELTS 7.0 overall, with no less than 6.5 in any component.
How to apply
You must be currently employed in a healthcare setting and have the support of your employer. Application for this course should be made via your line manager in the first instance. Employers should contact the Lifelong Learning for more information.
The selection process will include an interview with your employer and the Lifelong Learning Centre to assess suitability.
If you’re entering through the Alternative Entry Scheme you’ll be sent details after the interview.
Lifelong Learning Centre Admissions Policy 2020
UK: See fees section below
The fees for this course are paid by your employer through the apprenticeship levy. Please note you will not be eligible for a tuition fee loan.
There may be additional costs related to your course or programme of study, or related to being a student at the University of Leeds. Read more about additional costs