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Join as an apprentice or a student support worker

Associate student membership costs £9.92 per month – that's 32p a day!


The CSP's associate student membership category is designed specifically for:

  • students undertaking an apprenticeship through a CSP-accredited physiotherapy programme or
  • students employed as a part-time support worker while studying a CSP-accredited pre-registration physiotherapy programme or
  • students employed as healthcare assistants or in another non-registered health or care role.

As an associate student member, you will:

*These benefits are not available within student membership. The PLI offered under student membership applies to supervised clinical placements only. Students working in non-therapy related roles, for example as a healthcare assistant, are not covered by CSP PLI.


First years, get a free pocketbook!

Sign up to associate student membership in your first term to receive a free pocketbook (worth over £22). Choose between:

  • The Physiotherapist’s Pocketbook: Essential Facts at your Fingertips. Kenyon and Kenyon (3rd edition)
  • Anatomy and Human Movement Pocketbook.  Palastanga, et al. (1st edition)

Pocketbooks are available on a first-come, first-served basis so do sign-up as soon as you can to avoid disappointment. (Can't decide? Read the reviews.)

How to join

If you are a CSP student member:

If joining the CSP for the first time:

If you experience any issues or have a question, call our Enquiries Team on 020 7306 6666 or email enquiries@csp.org.uk

If you wish to change back to the student membership category at a future date, please complete the changing membership grade form. Changes take up to a month to be processed.

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