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Registered Nurse - degree (NMC 2018)

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

Set by the employer. Pass enhanced background checks.

What apprentices will learn
  • how to assess, diagnose and treat people
  • leadership, management and team working
  • recognise the limits of your own competence and knowledge
  • common physical and mental health problems and treatments
  • health and safety requirements
  • degree in nursing
  • apprentices without level 2 English and Maths will need to achieve this before taking the end-point assessment
Professional registration

Apprentices will be eligible to apply for:

  • registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council
How apprentices are assessed

A government-approved organisation must assess apprentices towards the end of their apprenticeship.

This end-point assessment ensures apprentices achieve the skills, training and any qualifications necessary to complete their apprenticeship.

You can download the assessment plan from the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education. There are no end-point assessment organisations for this apprenticeship yet. Please email if you urgently need an end-point assessment organisation.

More Information

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