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Rehabilitation Worker (Visual Impairment)

Help people with visual impairments lead normal lives.

Summary of this apprenticeship standard

Level

5 (equivalent to foundation degree)

Typical length
24 months
Current funding band
Up to £12,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
Entry requirements

Set by employer. Candidates will have to pass background and security checks.

What apprentices will learn
  • assessing the needs of people with visual impairments
  • group and individual rehabilitation
  • support and awareness training for people with visual impairments
  • evaluating the effects visual impairment and/or deaf-blindness have on people
  • training, educating and supporting people to use assistive and standard technology
Qualifications
  • apprentices without level 2 (equivalent to GCSE grades 9 to 4 or A* to C) English and maths will need to achieve this before taking the end-point assessment
Professional registration

Apprentices will be eligible to apply to join the Rehabilitation Workers Professional Network.

End-Point Assessment
View a list of end-point assessment organisations for this standard
Organisation Phone Number Email
Rehabilitation Workers Professional Network 07759 951084
More Information

The Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education has more detailed information about this apprenticeship.