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
- End-Point Assessment
- More Information
The Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education has more detailed information about this apprenticeship.