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CSR apprenticeships offer can support your staff in Healthcare Science in the different Healthcare Science divisions and scientific service roles at Levels 2, 3, 4 and 5.

Healthcare Science Assistant Level 2 and Healthcare Science Associate Level 4 covers the following divisions in Healthcare

Themed Healthcare Science Divisions

Life Sciences

  • Analytical Toxicology
  • Anatomical pathology
  • Blood transfusion science/transplantation
  • Clinical biochemistry including paediatric metabolic biochemistry
  • Clinical genetics/Genetic Science
  • Clinical embryology & Reproductive Science
  • Clinical immunology
  • Cytopathology including cervical cytology
  • Electron microscopy
  • External quality assurance
  • Haematology
  • Haemostasis and thrombosis
  • Clinical Immunology
  • Histocompatibility & immunogenetics
  • Histopathology
  • Microbiology
  • Molecular pathology of acquired disease
  • Phlebotomy
  • Tissue banking

Physiological Sciences

  • Audiology
  • Autonomic neurovascular function
  • Cardiac physiology
  • Clinical perfusion science
  • Critical care science
  • Gastrointestinal physiology
  • Neurophysiology
  • Ophthalmic and vision science
  • Respiratory physiology
  • Urodynamic science
  • Vascular science

Bioinformatics including

  • Clinical Bioinformatics and Genomics
  • Computer science and modelling
  • Health Informatics

Physical Sciences and Biomedical Engineering

  • Biomechanicai engineering
  • Clinical measurement & Development
  • Clinical Pharmaceutical Science
  • Diagnostic radiology & MR physics
  • Equipment management & clinical engineering
  • Medical electronics & instrumentation
  • Medical engineering design
  • Clinical photography
  • Nuclear medicine
  • Radiation protection & monitoring
  • Radiotherapy physics
  • Reconstructive Science
  • Rehabilitation engineering
  • Renal dialysis technology
  • Ultrasound & non-ionising radiation

Many of these disciplines require small workforce numbers and provide highly specialist services. These specialisms are within the health and social care system in the UK inclusive of the NHS, Public Health England and the NHS Blood &transplantationsplant service and in the private & third sector delivering NHS services for patients


Click on each standard below to learn more.

Level 2 Healthcare Science Assistant Standard

Level 4 Healthcare Science Associate Standard

Level 3 Laboratory Technician (Suitable for Pathology)

Level 5 Technician Scientist (Suitable for Pathology)

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