Kickstart your career in healthcare

Do you enjoy caring for people, and seeing them feel better thanks to you?
Then you could make a great Trainee Nursing Assistant.

On this 4 week programme you’ll get the knowledge and skills you need to become a Trainee Nursing Assistant at one of Manchester’s hospitals.

At the end of the programme, you’ll have a guaranteed interview for the job, that we’ll help you prepare for.

We want you to succeed:

  • Free, with travel and lunch covered
  • Guaranteed interview to become a Trainee Nursing Assistant
  • No experience needed
  • Prepare for the Care Certificate qualification

Program Length

4 weeks

Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm

£15kstarting salary for Trainee Nursing Assistants
4 out of 5 participants have a job within 1 month of graduating

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Register Interest

A Few Simple Steps

  1. 15 minutes 1

    Register your interest

    Fill out some quick details about yourself
    Register Interest

  2. 1/2 day 2

    Taster session

    Come to one of our taster sessions to understand more about the programme and the role, and to learn how to be successful in your application

  3. 1-2 hours 3

    Complete some online tasks

    In your own time, complete some tasks related to the programme. Don’t worry, you don’t need to have any existing knowledge or experience to be able to complete them.

  4. 1 hour 4

    Meet us face-to-face

    We use this time to get to know you better as a person, to learn about your motivation to do the programme, and to understand how we could best support you to complete it successfully.

  5. 5

    Programme starts!

    We’ll let you know next steps of your application, which will either be to join the programme, or a referral to further opportunities


"Not only did Generation help me develop as a healthcare professional, they also helped me become the strong hard-working person I am today."
Program graduate

Requirements

  • Aged 18-29
  • Not currently in education, training, or stable employment
  • Available for 4 weeks and ready to start a full time job straight after the course
  • Passionate about a career in healthcare

Where could the job lead?

Once you qualify as a Nursing Assistant, your career can develop in many directions. You could:

  • Become a Senior Nursing Assistant
  • Specialise in a skill such as blood-taking
  • Go on to do a full nursing qualification

Got a question?
Drop an email to uksupport@generation.org and we'll be happy to have a chat.

Skills Earned

Technical Skills


We'll help you learn the technical skills with lots of hands-on, interactive sessions. By the end, you'll know:

  • Introduction to key Nursing Assistant skills
  • Preparation for the Care Certificate
  • How to be successful at interview

Behavior & Mindsets


Learn how to:

  • Deal with any problem
  • Communicate effectively
  • Work in a team
  • Manage your time

What your journey will look like

  • 1

    Complete your application

    Go through the selection process outlined earlier
  • 2

    Meet your mentor

    If you gain a place, you’ll meet with your mentor before the programme starts to make sure you have all the support you need to achieve your potential.
  • 3

    Start your training

    The programme begins! You’ll learn the behaviours, mindsets and technical skills to succeed in the end role.
  • 4

    Get ready for your interview

    As training progresses, you'll work with the Generation team on your interview technique and creating your personal statement to submit to the hospital.
  • 5

    Graduate!

    Graduate and celebrate your achievement with your friends and family.
  • 6

    Interview and start in your role

    You’ll interview with the hospital, who have vacancies reserved especially for Generation graduates. We’ll continue to support you as you start in your new role.

How we prepare you

In a world of job training programs, Generation takes a different approach to help you succeed. Generation instructors and mentors get to know each student and are there with resources, tools, and information if a student encounters a barrier.

Coaching

The instructors and mentors at Generation aren't just teachers, they're coaches who stand by their students through successes and challenges.

CV Building

The right CV can open the door to new career opportunities. Generation students learn how to create a CV that showcases their skills and experiences.

Interview Rehearsal

By conducting mock interviews, then providing real-time feedback and coaching, the Generation team ensures that all graduates feel confident and prepared to interview.

Ongoing Support

After graduation, mentors and instructors continue to check in with alums, providing support with the job search and advice for continued success.

Ongoing benefits of Generation

A Trusted Network

Continued contact with the Generation graduate network

Events

Events and workshops to help you keep growing

Give Back

Become a mentor to help others

Support

Troubleshoot your job challenges