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Registered Nurse

Giving care, advice and support to sick, injured or disabled people.

Regulated standard

This standard needs a training provider who is recognised by the associated approval body. Please check with the training provider for further details.

Summary of this apprenticeship standard


6 (equivalent to bachelor's degree)

Typical length
48 months
Current funding band
Up to £27,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
Entry requirements

Applicants must have achieved GCSE grades 9 to 4 (equivalent to A* to C) in English and maths before starting this apprenticeship.

What apprentices will learn
  • helping doctors with physical examinations

  • giving drugs and injections

  • cleaning and dressing wounds

  • using medical equipment

  • working with doctors to decide what care to give

  • checking patients' progress

  • advising patients and their relatives

Registered nurse apprentices specialise in:

  • adult nursing

  • children's nursing

  • nursing people with learning disabilities

  • mental health nursing

  • degree in nursing
Professional registration

Apprentices will be eligible to join the Nursing and Midwifery Council after completing their apprenticeship.

End-Point Assessment
View a list of end-point assessment organisations for this standard
Organisation Phone Number Email
Coventry University 02477 659620
More Information

The Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education has more detailed information about this apprenticeship.