Health & Care Intelligence Specialist Level 7

Duration: 22 months

The masters degree level HCIS apprenticeship is for junior professionals who study the health of populations, plan, commission, manage, deliver, monitor and evaluate health and social care policies and services.

It is important to gain the technical, often statistical knowledge but just as key is a the ability to influence internal and external stakeholders and the capability to utilise systems thinking techniques to understand complex situations and apply ethical standards. Thereby ensuring initiatives are effective and right.

The course is purpose designed. As the first provider in the country we have built on the feedback from our systems thinking apprenticeship and focused ruthlessly on making the course absolutely vocational, taught be practitioners and applying learned techniques directly in the workplace. There are no dusty academics here!

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“Starting the apprenticeship has been one of the most fulfilling personal development decisions I have ever made. The support that I have received from across my organisation has been brilliant and I always look forward to sharing things that I have learned with my team. It has opened doors that previously, I would not have previously had the confidence to knock on, let alone open. It has been a game-changer for me, and I cannot recommend apprenticeships highly enough.” Kalpesh Thankey, Apprentice (and Programme Manager), NHS

Course Content

The accelerated training phase is 22 months including the end point assessment period.

The format is:

  • Tutor-led, interactive seminars via Teams or Zoom, with leading practitioners, typically a day a month
  • Monthly 1-2-1 time with an experienced skills coach
  • Professionally guided small group round tables
  • Behavioural and pastoral support from a Learner Progress Adviser
  • Online learning and self-study materials
  • An individualised Workplace Development Plan focused on both learner and business needs
  • Quarterly reviews with line managers
  • Self-study

Modules cover:

  • Personality, Stakeholders and Assumptions
  • The Health and Social Care System
  • Data analysis and Evidence Informing Decision Making
  • Interpretation, transfer and dissemination of information
  • Study Design and Methodologies
  • Information, Evidence and Recommendations
  • Working Relationships
  • Project Leadership
  • Leadership and Management
  • Finance, Economics and Planning

Each presentation of the course is adjusted for the types of complex problems apprentices face at work and includes projects and assignments aligned to their real work.

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