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NOCN EPA Healthcare Science Associate

This NOCN EPA will assess the competency of a Healthcare Science Associate apprentice against the Skills, Knowledge and Behaviors specified in the Standard.

  • Reference: Healthcare Science Associate
  • Level: 4

Duration: 24 months • Funding Band: 9 • Max Funding: £9,000


The Healthcare Science (HCS) Associate workforce supports the work of HCS Practitioners and Clinical Scientists in performing high quality, safe, diagnostic, therapeutic and monitoring technical and scientific procedures from conception to end of life job roles within hospitals, general practice and other settings in the healthcare sector and across all areas of HCS. They perform a wide range of routine technical and scientific procedures, within one of the Divisions in HCS, following specific protocols and in accordance with health, safety governance and ethical requirements. The clinical scientific environment determines the context of the HCS Associate work/role.

Entry requirements

Individual employers set selection criteria for their apprentices.


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