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Physiotherapist (degree)

Working with patients to improve their range of movement, and promote health and wellbeing

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

Candidates will need at least 3 A levels at grades A* to C including biology or equivalent. They must also pass enhanced security checks.

What apprentices will learn
  • how to assess, diagnose and treat people
  • physiotherapy approaches to the whole body including musculoskeletal, neurological, cardiovascular and respiratory systems
  • designing and providing individual and group rehabilitation activities
  • managing clinical caseloads
  • health and safety requirements

physiotherapy degree

Professional registration

Apprentices will be eligible to apply for:

  • registration to practise as a physiotherapist with the Health and Care Professions Council
  • membership and chartered status with the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy
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 if you urgently need an end-point assessment organisation.

More Information

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