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Our state’s aging population and the constant advancements in medicine require that healthcare companies run as efficiently as possible. Registered Apprenticeship programs in Medical Assisting, Licensed Nursing Assistant, Medical Billing and more provide the New Hampshire healthcare industry the trained employees they need now and in the future.

Registered Apprenticeships in healthcare in New Hampshire provide invaluable skills and work-based training to aspiring healthcare professionals in the state. These programs are designed to bridge the gap between classroom-based learning and practical hands-on experience, equipping participants with the necessary competencies to thrive in a variety of healthcare occupations.

ApprenticeshipNH works with organizations across the state to make sure apprentices learn the essential skills that employers want. These apprenticeships provide a structured framework where participants can acquire practical skills and theoretical knowledge, combining classroom instruction with on-the-job training. Apprentices in healthcare gain valuable experience in areas such as medical assistant, LNA, pharmacy technician, patient support representatives, and more.

Registered Apprenticeships set the foundation for employee success and the continued growth of organizations.

For Apprentices

Well-paying careers

New Hampshire’s rapidly growing healthcare sector includes more than physicians and those who take care of patients. Behind the scenes, healthcare technicians create products and process services for a wide range of needs in one of the fastest-growing industries in the state. As a result, there are many options for creating NH healthcare apprenticeship programs.

The average salary in healthcare in New Hampshire:

$46,956 per year

For Employers

A pipeline of skilled, productive workers

Registered Apprenticeships are developing a new generation of workers to help our nation succeed in the 21st Century economy.

Having a skilled workforce is critical for the growth of healthcare businesses. Apprenticeship has been proven to:

  • Increase productivity
  • Boost employee retention
  • Improve company culture
  • Ensure knowledge transfer from experienced professionals

For every dollar spent on apprenticeship,

employers get approximately $1.50 ROI

For High Schools

Prepare students for a rapidly changing job market

Use existing courses and work-based learning experiences to build pre-apprenticeship to registered apprenticeship opportunities that can serve as the foundation for a student’s career.

  • Provide experienced-based and authentic learning experiences that lead to in-demand careers.
  • Support a smooth transition from high school to both college and career options.

Health care programs Career and Technical Education Centers across the state:


The jobs are there:

12,769 projected annual job openings in NH through 2030

Professions in healthcare

  • Dental assistants
  • Dental laboratory technicians
  • Emergency management directors
  • Emergency medical technicians and paramedics
  • Home health aides
  • Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational nurses
  • Medical and clinical laboratory technicians
  • Medical and health services managers
  • Medical appliance technicians
  • Medical assistants
  • Medical equipment preparers
  • Medical records and health information technicians
  • Nursing assistants
  • Ophthalmic laboratory technicians
  • Opticians
  • Orthotists and prosthetists
  • Pharmacy technicians
  • Phlebotomists
  • Physical therapy aide
  • Radiologic technologists
  • Residential advisors
  • Surgical technologists
  • Veterinary assistants and laboratory animal caretakers

Types of companies hiring healthcare employees

  • The armed services
  • Colleges or universities
  • Federal, state and local health departments
  • Fitness centers
  • Health clinics
  • Health networks
  • Home healthcare agencies
  • Hospitals
  • Mental health institutions
  • National Health Service Corps
  • Pharmaceutical companies
  • Physician offices
  • Sports medicine facilities
  • Rehabilitation centers
  • Research laboratories
  • Residential and nursing homes
  • Sports facilities
  • Veterinary clinics
  • Vision care centers

Exeter Health Program

Medical Assistant Program

These New Hampshire healthcare companies are seeing the benefits of apprenticeship

Want to become an apprentice, start a program or get involved?