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Occupational Therapist

Helping people overcome difficulties caused by illness, accidents or ageing.

Regulated standard

This standard needs a training provider who is recognised by the associated approval body. Please check with the training provider for further details.

Summary of this apprenticeship standard


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
View a list of end-point assessment organisations for this standard
Organisation Phone Number Email
The University of Brighton
Teesside University
Sheffield Hallam University 0114 225 5787
More Information

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