Public Health Apprenticeships are work-based training programmes that;

  1. Provide routes into a variety of careers within public health and across all employment sectors.
  2. Increase social mobility within the area(s) of operation
  3. Increase staff retention and productivity
  4. Foster the inclusion of learning at the workplace
  5. Drive organisational growth
  6. Provide opportunities to upskill staff
  7. Cost effective staff development/ work-based learning taught by industry expert sector professionals
  8. Flexible learning
  9. Opportunities to learn, earn and achieve a nationally recognised certification up to masters level qualification degree.
  10. Individuals with opportunities to gain experience, skills and knowledge in an apprenticeship relevant to the occupational area of work and to become fully competent in the chosen job role/career.

The video below is a brief description of what apprenticeships are.

A number of apprenticeships support the building of capacity and improvement of the different unique capabilities within the public health workforce. The apprenticeships that support public health careers may include to the following but not limited to as seen below;

For further information on Public Health Apprenticeships, please don't hesitate to contact the OHID Public Health Workforce Team 

Document Title Publication Date
Apprenticeships for the VCSE Sector - Flyer 28 September 2023
Apprenticeships in Public Health - Slide deck 01 June 2022
An Employer's Role in Ensuring Quality Apprenticeship Training Provision 25 April 2022

Level 7 Systems Thinking Practitioner Apprenticeship

The Level 7 Systems Thinking Practitioner Apprenticeship standard equips decision makers with complex problem solving knowledge, skills and behaviours in their different fields of practice.