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Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner

Helping people with mild to moderate anxiety and depression manage their conditions.

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
12 months
Current funding band
Up to £6,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
Entry requirements

Candidates must have achieved level 2 English and maths (equivalent to GSCE grades 9 to 4 or A* to C).

What apprentices will learn
  • National Institute for Health and Care Excellence recommended treatments
  • assess and identify mental health problems
  • self-help cognitive-behavioural principles
  • what medications are used for particular conditions
  • case management
  • level 6 Certificate in Psychological Wellbeing Practice
Professional registration

Membership of the British Psychological Society.

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 and Technical Education. 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 and Technical Education has more detailed information about this apprenticeship.