Apprenticeships

Apprenticeships are nationally-designed training programmes, tailored for full-time employees. They give you the opportunity to:

  • gain vocational, work-based qualifications (QCF, Technical Certificate and functional skills including numeracy and literacy)
  • learn and enhance practical job skills and knowledge, related to specific work roles
  • progress within specific careers and educational pathways.

Apprenticeships normally last from 12 months - four years, depending on the type of programme. 

Types of apprenticeships we offer

    • pharmacy support
    • business administration
    • customer service
    • estates maintenance.

Apprenticeship vacancies

View the current vacancies on the apprenticeship website.

Hear from our apprentices

Mohammad AhadMohammad Ahad

Mohammad Ahad transcript (PDF 9.4Kb)

Nothando MpalaNothando Mpala

Nothando Mpala transcript (PDF 6.8Kb)

Shakira McKenzie-MeadShakira McKenzie-Meade

Shakira McKenzie-Meade transcript (PDF 9.6Kb)

Top tips for surviving your apprenticeship

Advice from some of our Essentia apprentices (the department responsible for facilities and IT services at the Trust) for making the most of an apprenticeship.

Essentia apprentices