The Public Health Practitioner Degree Apprenticeship is a practice-focused course offering a grounding in public health across different settings, including wider determinants of health, such as education, transport, and housing. Successful graduates will be eligible to register on the UK Public Health Register as a Public Health Practitioner and complete the programme with a BSc (Hons) Public Health. The Public Health Practitioner Degree Apprenticeship is a three-year undergraduate programme that includes work-based and academic learning. This is apprenticeship is for someone who has not yet undertaken an undergraduate degree and/or has not yet undertaken a professional registration (e.g UKPHR, UKVRN).
The University of West of England Offer
This programme is delivered 100% online, students attend through day release, the equivalent of one day per week throughout the three-year programme. Learning is both synchronous and asynchronous designed to fit around off-the-job hours. This is a three-year degree course, and applicants should be prepared to undertake 3 years of study. The successful candidate will start August 2023 as the course commences October 2023, with induction days starting late September 2023. Upon successful completion of the three-year programme the successful candidate will obtain an undergraduate degree in Public Health BSc.
Apprentices without level 2 English and maths will need to achieve this level prior to taking the End-Point Assessment. For those with an education, health and care plan or a legacy statement, the apprenticeship’s English and maths minimum requirement is Entry Level 3. A British Sign Language (BSL) qualification is an alternative to the English qualification for those whose primary language is BSL.
The apprentice will be employed by Wokingham Borough Council and will receive support from The University of West of England who will deliver the apprenticeship qualification.
There will be a webinar for potential apprentices – UWE Apprenticeship Programme 2023 for you to learn more. The University of West of England's ‘online only’ L6 Public Health Apprenticeship Programme will cover:
➢ An overview of the programme
➢ How the new programme will be delivered
➢ The role of the employer during on and off the job hours
➢ What learners are expected to do for the apprenticeship
➢ Discussion of the types of assessments we use and building the portfolio
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