*Scheme* – TNA Ready

Offers support and guidance for practices to access the Trainee Nursing Associate apprenticeship course, develop a Nursing Associate and access funding.


When is it available?

Applications are ongoing subject to university course availability, please ask for more details

Upcoming University cohort dates:

  • University of Hull – September 2022
  • University of York – September 2022
  • Coventry University Scarborough – January 2022
  • Open University – February 2022


How long is it?

2 year apprenticeship


What’s involved?

The Nursing Associate is a relatively new nursing role developed to support the Registered Nurse. The role was developed because a gap was identified in the Shape of Caring Review (HEE, 2015) in care delivery between the Graduate Registered Nurse and the Health Care Support Worker/ Health Care Assistant (HCSW/HCA). Further information can be found here:


All programmes must now be NMC approved and meet the NMC standards:



For full information, please download our Info Pack below.


What funding is available?

There is currently a bursary available for practices supporting a TNA.

The course is an apprenticeship and there are 3 ways this may be funded – please see the HCV Apprenticeship Toolkit below.


How can I find out more or express interest?

Email – training@haxbygroup.co.uk

Phone – 01482 303986

Or click on the button below

TNAs in General Practice Info Pack

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HCV Apprenticeship Toolkit

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