Allied health profession support apprenticeship

Allied health profession support apprenticeship

The allied health profession support apprenticeship aims to provide the skills and knowledge required to become competent in supporting allied health professionals.

Various support roles (for example therapy assistant, therapy helper) work alongside allied health professionals – such as physiotherapists, speech and language therapists, dieticians and occupational therapists – to provide patient care in a range of settings including clinics, people’s homes or hospitals.

Designed as a work-based programme this apprenticeship includes qualifications at QCF Level 3. The duration for completion of this apprenticeship is 18 months depending on age, prior experience and learning.

Level:

Advanced (Level 3)

Starting salary (once qualified):

£16,800–£19,600

Job roles:

Healthcare assistant, Healthcare support worker, Clinical support worker, Therapy assistant, Therapy helper

Issuing Authority:

Skills for Health – www.skillsforhealth.org.uk