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Physiotherapy Apprenticeship

Physiotherapy

cOURSE oVERVIEW

Physiotherapists work with a range of service users aiming to maximise functional recovery, health and wellbeing.

This Apprenticeship at UEL is designed to work in partnership with NHS Trusts and Health and Social Care Organisations supporting the development of local staff to train as Physiotherapists. Apprentices are released by their employer to study part time at University and undertake practice placements to develop the skills required to be a safe, effective, compassionate and competent Physiotherapist.

OCCUPATIONAL PROFILE

Physiotherapists treat patients of all ages, helping them to maximise functional movement caused by accidents, illness and disability. Their expertise helps improve mobility, independence and quality of life.

You’ll will work with other Allied Health professionals such as Physiotherapists as well as Nurses and Doctors to provide comprehensive healthcare.

You might work in a range of different settings such as hospitals, GP surgeries or the community.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTY OF THE ROLE

Responsibilities and duty of the role include but are not limited to:

As an apprentice Physiotherapist you will be employed by a healthcare provider whilst studying for your degree. Your role as a Physiotherapy apprentice will be determined by your employer in agreement with the programmes team and yourself as you progress through the programme.

DELIVERY

As an apprentice you will spend time in practice working, as well as have protected practice learning (Supernumerary) time and time at the university. Your programme will run across 4 years.

The BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy apprenticeship is a professional qualification that will allow you to be eligible to apply to the HCPC for entry onto the professional register. In order to pass your apprenticeship, you must also complete the required End Point Assessment (EPA).

END POINT ASSESSMENT (EPA)

120 new UCAS points from:

  • A Level
  • Including passes at A2 in at least three subjects minimum Grade BBB (AS Levels not accepted) and must include Biology or Chemistry

From Btec

  • BTECs are not accepted for this course.

From International Baccalaureate

  • Diploma with 28 points including a minimum of 15 points at Higher Level, must include Biology and Chemistry at Higher Level

Other access routes:

  • Access to HE Diploma (QAA approved) with 60 credits overall and 45 credits at Level 3 - all Distinctions and must include Biology or Chemistry at Level 3

 

END POINT ASSESSMENT (EPA)

End point assessment (The end-point assessment will follow the assessment plan approved by the institute for apprenticeships (ST0519/AP02).

FEES

£24000 paid via the apprenticeship levy

PROGRESSION

After achieving the knowledge, skills and behaviours specified in the Physiotherapy Apprenticeship standard and the end point assessment, you will be eligible to apply to the HCPC for entry onto the professional register.

GET INVOLVED WITH US

We are flexible and responsive in our approach to delivering higher and degree apprenticeships. We are on-hand to discuss any queries you may have about the apprenticeship.

We are interested to hear from employers and providers who would like to join one of our Trailblazer groups, which initially design and develop apprenticeships. Please get in touch if you:

  • would like to become an employer partner of UEL and let us help you find the right apprentices for you;
  • are interested in any of the apprenticeship degree programmes we are currently running or the new ones we are developing;
  • would like to explore creating new apprenticeships and join a Trailblazer group with us.

CONTACT US

Email 
020 8223 2337

University of East London
Academic Partnerships Office
Docklands Campus, University Way
London E16 2RD
See our apprenticeships web pages

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