Welcome to County Durham and
Darlington NHS Trust Apprenticeship page. As a trust we offer
apprenticeships to both newly recruited, and existing members of
staff who wish to develop their career. Our courses range from
Level 2 through to Level 7 qualifications.
What is an
An apprenticeship is a course an
individual studies as part of their paid job. The focus of an
apprenticeship is to equip individuals with the necessary skills
and knowledge required for a specific job roles. At CDDFT you
will be working alongside experienced staff and will have a mentor
to help and guide you.
Alongside on-the-job training,
apprentices spend 6 hours a week completing classroom-based
learning with a college, university or training provider which
leads to a nationally recognised qualification.
Who can apply for an
Anyone over the age of 16 living
in England and not in full time education can apply for an
apprenticeship. This includes current employees of the trust and
What apprenticeships are
The trust supports a wide range
of clinical and non-clinical apprenticeship programmes, a small
selection of which are shown below:
Existing staff members can only
access apprenticeship courses related to their current job
- If you would like to apply or request further information on any
of our apprenticeships please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
or visit our Apprenticeship page on Staffnet here.
Non-staff & School
Leavers - We advertise apprenticeships as and when they
Please visit and apply via GOV.uk
To find an apprenticeship,
search by keyword 'Employer'. Enter County Durham and Darlington
NHS or CDD, and area (i.e. Darlington). By creating an
account, you can sign up to be alerted of opportunities in your
area of interest and desired location.
information, please refer to our Apprenticeship FAQs or
contact us directly:
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