Health Informatics Levels 2 and 3

The Level 2 (Intermediate) qualification covers the skills and knowledge for dealing with paper or electronic data/information in the following key areas; Input and handling of data,  validation and quality assurance of data, production of reports from a variety of sources and the  dissemination of information; including all   aspects around its storage, security and disclosure.

The Level 3 (Advanced) qualification is about the promotion of good practice. It covers the handling of information such as; preparing, conducting and reporting results, managing health informatics and maintaining quality.

Who would benefit? 

The Level 2 (Intermediate) Apprenticeship provides certification of competence for those working or wishing to work in the Health Informatics Career Framework in such positions as:- Receptionists, Administration assistants  and Health records clerks,  Data entry clerks and clinical coding.

The Level 3 (Advanced) Apprenticeship is designed to underpin the skills of those in or seeking to progress to an Assistant Practitioner role (CF4 Level ) of the Health Informatics Career Framework and prepare for future roles at Practitioner (CF5 Level).



The Health Informatics qualification will benefit both businesses and employees by enabling them to meet many objectives of which a few are listed below.

At Level 2; With guidance a learner will be able to process, report and use data held in a paper based format or within an ICT system. When using an ICT system to gather, store or report on data the candidate may be using standard or bespoke software relevant to their organisation.

At Level 3; Learners develop and practise the skills required for employment and/or career progression on the Health Informatics Career Framework. They will have the knowledge and skills in such areas as;

• Promoting good practice in handling information

• Communication skills

• Managing health informatics

• Preparing, conducting and reporting the results of clinical coding audits

• Maintaining quality

• Analysing and presenting data and information

• Contributing to decision making

This is just a very small example of the outcomes. When you sit down with our trainer and discuss your requirements in more detail, they will be able to give you a better understanding of the outcomes that can be delivered.


On completion of the qualification, the trainer will discuss any opportunities for progression onto further qualifications.