Helping people overcome difficulties caused by illness, accidents or ageing.
This standard needs a training provider who is recognised by the associated approval body. Please check with the training provider for further details.
6 (equivalent to bachelor's degree)
- Typical length
- 48 months
- Current funding band
Up to £24,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
- Entry requirements
Set by the employer.
- What apprentices will learn
- how to carry out occupational therapy assessments
- assessment analysis
- planning and implementing treatment programmes
- how to help people adjust to permanent disabilities
- how to help people with learning difficulties live independently
Apprentices will take an occupational therapy degree.
- Professional registration
Apprentices who complete this apprenticeship can:
- register as an occupational therapist with the Health and Care Professions Council
- apply for professional membership of the Royal College of Occupational Therapists
- How apprentices are assessed
A government-approved organisation must assess apprentices towards the end of their apprenticeship.
This end-point assessment ensures apprentices achieve the skills, training and any qualifications necessary to complete their apprenticeship.
You can download the assessment plan from the Institute for Apprenticeships. There are no end-point assessment organisations for this apprenticeship yet. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you urgently need an end-point assessment organisation.
- More Information
The Institute for Apprenticeships has more detailed information about this apprenticeship.