NNUH Skills Academy

Work experience opportunities, Access to Work programmes and apprenticeships sit under the NNUH Skills Academy umbrella.

What is the NNUH Skills Academy?

We’re one of the largest employers in Norfolk with a team of  more than 8,500 staff working together to provide care.

We’re committed to working with our community by offering a wide variety of opportunities through our work experience programmes, Access to Work programmes and apprenticeships to a wide range of age groups.

Our aim is to help develop skills, confidence, awareness and an understanding of the world of work, along with knowledge about the more than 350 different NHS careers available.

What is included in the NNUH Skills Academy?

  • Apprenticeships: We have run the Apprenticeship Programme since 2010 with the aim of growing our workforce. For more information, please see our Team NNUH page or see our current vacancies.
  • The Norfolk & Waveney Health and Care Academy: This is a new programme of virtual work experience opportunities for YR10 students and YR12/13 students,  details are on our Work Experience page.
  • Virtual Work experience: We are working on a range of virtual opportunities which we will be able to offer in due course. More information will be available on our Twitter/Facebook/Instagram pages.
  • Prince’s Trust “Get Into Hospitals Programme”: See more information.
  • Step Into Work: This six-week programme is delivered in partnership with the Department of Work and Pensions and other NHS Trusts and Social Care employers.
  • Regular Career Workshops: On Saturday mornings throughout the year – the timings support the academic year. Details of these workshops are advertised on our website and our social media pages (Twitter/Facebook).
  • Step into Health Programme: Open to all military service leavers, veterans, and their families, we’re working with the Armed Forces community to provide career and development opportunities within the NHS. See more information.
  • T-Levels: Replacing the current BTEC qualifications, these Level 3 programmes – the equivalent of 3 A-Levels (and equivalent UCAS points) – will last two years and be delivered by City College Norwich.
  • Graduate Management Training: Information about the programme can be found on the NHS Graduates website. There are intakes every year in September and February (subject to change).
  • Sixth Form Work Experience (Medicine) – For students in Year 12/13 who wish to pursue a career in medicine. Details can be found on our Work Experience page.

More information

If you want to find out more about these opportunities, please contact NNUHApprenticeships@nnuh.nhs.uk quoting the programme you’re enquiring about in the email subject title.

Please include a short paragraph with your specific questions (eg what it involves, when does it run, why you want to do it) which will help us assist you.

Please allow two-three working days for a response.