Apprenticeships: the back story
Apprenticeships have a long tradition in the UK workplace. New developments within the NHS mean it will soon be possible to train as a physiotherapist through this route, rather than the traditional university course with a clinical placement.
Q&A briefing on physiotherapy and apprenticeships
What’s the thinking behind apprenticeship developments? Why is the apprenticeship agenda significant for physiotherapy? How is the CSP engaging with the apprenticeship agenda?
Frontline advice line on apprenticeships
The government has plans to boost apprenticeships in England. CSP assistant director Sally Gosling argues that this new approach is strongly relevant to physiotherapy.
CSP position statement on apprenticeships
The society broadly welcomes the development of apprenticeships for the physiotherapy workforce. However, this is subject to gaining assurance and confidence that apprenticeships relating to physiotherapy fulfil a number of key principles.
CSP responds to apprenticeship proposal
The CSP responded in 2016 to a proposal to develop an agreed standard for a degree-level apprenticeship physiotherapy scheme in England. Work on the formation of a trailblazer group to develop this standard has already begun.