Our apprenticeships

This is a door to
something new.

Whether you’re taking your first steps into the world of work or you’re looking for a change of scenery. As a Bupa apprentice, you’ll be given full support so you can balance both studies and work. Whoever you are, whatever your background, the work and effort you do will put you in the best possible place, for the best possible career.

It’s an opportunity to develop skills while studying for a well recognised qualification or even a foundation degree – and you’ll earn money while doing it.

We currently have a number of opportunities to join Bupa as an apprentice, take a look below to find out more. 

Dental Nurse

As an Apprentce Dental Nurse you'll develop your skills in a hands-on role, gaining a nationally-recognised qualification and earning whilst you learn.

Working as a dental nurse, you’ll be there as vital and reliable chair-side support to our clinicians. You can also expect to work in other areas of the practice, including reception. That will see you dealing with patient queries, answering the phone, taking payments and booking appointments.

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Health Care Assistant

As one of our care assistants, you’ll be a vital and reliable member of the care team, working alongside the nurses to support the residents whilst studying for a Level 2 Diploma in Care.

This apprenticeship is for someone looking to develop skills and behaviours to provide high-quality, compassionate care and support, to make a positive difference in people’s lives. 

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Belief lets you do incredible things from all kinds of perspectives.

Individual personalities, unique stories – here’s what our people have to say.


Care Assistant

“Bupa are helping me educate myself with an apprenticeship, they really are supporting me. So I guess they believe in me. That means so much to me, being able to work for a company that supports its’ people and helps you to learn through work.”

An experience
like no other.

We don’t ask for experience – simply the right attitude and enthusiasm for helping our customers live longer, healthier, happier lives. 

On all of our programmes you’ll learn from people in your team who have been there, seen it and done it. Together we’ll give you the skills that will set you off on the right foot for the rest of your career and help you make the choices that are right for you.

This is what it

We purposefully design our apprenticeship programmes to give our people the edge. We offer apprenticeships in our care homes, dental practices, across our corporate functions, our health clinics and in our call centres.

High quality training from our industry leading providers, and great prospects (our apprenticeship pass rates are consistently over 80%) are just some of the reasons to join. As well as access to healthcare advice, earning while you learn and progression across the five areas of our business. You can go on to do more training or use your apprenticeship to explore other career options. 

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If you’re interested in other opportunities, you can join our Talent Community here.