The Department for Health Infographic shows the currently routes into Nursing.
The proposed changes including three potential ways of training to become a Registered Nurse these include the traditional university degree, becoming a Nursing Associate or a hybrid route;
The Nursing Associate route includes practical ward based training and working as a nursing associate for 2years followed by 2.5 years as a Nursing Apprentice. You can read about the Nursing Associate role.
The hybrid route includes practical ward based training and working as a nursing associate for two years followed by an 18 month ‘top-up’ university course to gain full Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) Registration.
You can view the high-resolution infographic on the NHS Employer website.