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Community Exercise, Physical Activity, Sport and Health Pathway
Technical Occupations Higher Technical Occupations Professional Occupations
Skilled occupations that a college leaver or an apprentice would be entering. Typically require qualifications at levels 2/3 Require more knowledge and skills acquired through experience in the workplace or further technical education. Typically require qualifications at levels 4/5 Occupations where there is a clear career progression from higher technical occupations, as well as occupations where a degree apprenticeship exists
Exercise, Fitness and Health Assistant
Initiate behaviour change and performance improvement to achieve a series of health and fitness goals for an individual or community. Usually working one-to-one or small groups
Exercise, Fitness and Health Specialist
Develop and deliver programmes which significantly enhance the performance of an individual or team
Exercise, Fitness and Health Professional
Lead and manage health professionals delivering entire health programmes usually with expertise in physical activity prescription, programme creation and delivery
Sports Psychologist
Sports Rehabilitator
Sports Scientist
Health Pathway
Technical Occupations Higher Technical Occupations Professional Occupations
Skilled occupations that a college leaver or an apprentice would be entering. Typically require qualifications at levels 2/3 Require more knowledge and skills acquired through experience in the workplace or further technical education. Typically require qualifications at levels 4/5 Occupations where there is a clear career progression from higher technical occupations, as well as occupations where a degree apprenticeship exists
Health Assistant
Provide direct patient contact and caring undertaking routine well defined clinical duties
Mortuary Technician (L3)
Adult Nursing Support
Allied Health Profession - Therapy Support
Children & Young People
Maternity Support
Mental Health Support
Theatre Support
Midwifery and Nursing Professional
Assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care in multiple settings with specialist expertise often working independently
Healthcare Science Pathway
Technical Occupations Higher Technical Occupations Professional Occupations
Skilled occupations that a college leaver or an apprentice would be entering. Typically require qualifications at levels 2/3 Require more knowledge and skills acquired through experience in the workplace or further technical education. Typically require qualifications at levels 4/5 Occupations where there is a clear career progression from higher technical occupations, as well as occupations where a degree apprenticeship exists
Healthcare Cleaning & Hygiene Operatives
Provide hygienically clean healthcare environments for service users.
Healthcare Science Assistant
Provide technical and science-based support to patients delivering testing, diagnosis, monitoring services etc. of a low risk, routine nature and also the manufacture of appliances and devices
Clinical Analyst
Analyse and code medical studies and treatments designed to measure the effectiveness of a treatment regimes, drug programmes, medical device or process used in the human body
Clinical Data Manager
Health Informatician
Healthcare Science Practitioner
Provide technical and science-based diagnostic, therapeutic and monitoring services in support of patient care working largely unsupervised and also the manufacture of appliances and devices using specialist medical expertise
Healthcare Science Professional
Provide direct patient contact along with high quality diagnosis and care working independently and with other health professionals
Pharmacy Science Assistant
Order, prepare and dispense medicines under direct supervision
Pharmacy Technician
Manage the supply of medicines in community and hospital settings and provide advice to patients
Pharmacy Professional
Use medical expertise to provide extensive health advice to patients
Science Pathway
Technical Occupations Higher Technical Occupations Professional Occupations
Skilled occupations that a college leaver or an apprentice would be entering. Typically require qualifications at levels 2/3 Require more knowledge and skills acquired through experience in the workplace or further technical education. Typically require qualifications at levels 4/5 Occupations where there is a clear career progression from higher technical occupations, as well as occupations where a degree apprenticeship exists
Science Technician
Provide routine and non-routine laboratory testing, experimenting and support to a research brief
Bioinformatics Technician
Chemoinformatics Technician
Environmental Technician
Quality Assurance Technician
Science Advanced Technician
Provide laboratory-based investigative and scientific experimentation analyses, interpretations and evaluations of scientific information
Science Professional
Define and lead science-based research projects to derive academic and applied information of value