Apprenticeships

You might think you don’t have the right qualifications or experience to work in one of our hospitals, but we have a range of roles for people just like you.

Community Works for Health Programme

If you live in an area close to one of our hospital sites, we can help you get  Annex 21 apprenticeship job through the Community Work for Health Programme. The programme offers  bespoke pre-employability training and priority access to apprenticeship vacancies.

To qualify for the programme you must meet the following criteria:

  • over 16 years old
  • resident in the UK / EU for the past 3 years
  • resident of one of the East London boroughs: Newham, Tower Hamlets, Hackney, Waltham Forest and City of London
  • should be at GCSEs level in Maths and English

Come along to one of our Information Days to find out more. If you pass the functional skills (Maths and English) assessment, you can join our short programme and an optional placement to access apprenticeships at Barts Health.

For more information please email us

Types of apprenticeships

Admin Apprenticeship

Our medical team couldn’t function without good administrators working behind the scenes. You’ll have the opportunity to work towards qualifications such as Business Administration or Customer Service.

Estates and Facilities Apprenticeship

We offer apprenticeships in Facilities Management (looking after the buildings) including electrical and mechanical at levels 3.

Pharmacy Apprenticeship

Pharmacy Technicians and Pharmacy Assistants (also known as Pharmacy Assistant Technical Officers ATO) supply, prepare and dispense medicines and products under the supervision of a registered Pharmacist. While most of them work in community pharmacies, many work in the Hospital Pharmacy Service.

The Pharmacy apprenticeship programme consists of the BTEC Leval 2 Certificate in Pharmaceutical Science and NVQ Level 2 Certificate in Pharmacy Service Skills. You will receive extensive training and support from a range of Pharmacy staff to help you gain the relevant knowledge and skills. Once you have completed the course you will be qualified as a Pharmacy Assistant (ATO). Following this there are pathway options to go on to become a Senior Pharmacy Assistant (SATO) or to complete the Pre-registration Trainee Pharmacy Technician course to become a registered Pharmacy Technician.

To check our current apprenticeship vacancies please go to our vacancy webpage.

Read our programme case studies