Pathology support apprenticeship

The pathology support apprenticeship aims to provide the skills and knowledge required to become competent in various roles – such as pathology support worker, healthcare science assistant, medical laboratory assistant – to support health professionals (for example healthcare scientists) within a pathology laboratory.

Designed as a work-based programme, this Advanced Level apprenticeship includes qualifications at Level 3. The duration for completion of this apprenticeship is 18 months depending on age, prior experience and learning.


Advanced (Level 3)

Starting salary:

£16,800– £19,600

Job roles:

Pathology support worker, Healthcare science assistant, Medical laboratory assistant

Issuing Authority:

Skills for Health –

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