Mersey Care are pleased to be able to offer Allied Health Professional Degree Level Apprenticeships in within the following Divisions: Community Care, Mental Health Care and Secure Care.  Apprenticeship places will be made available for staff who have the suitable experience and knowledge to undertake an Apprenticeship Degree Programme.

Allied health professionals (AHPs) are a diverse group of healthcare professionals who work in a range of settings to provide diagnostic, therapeutic, and rehabilitative services. AHP apprenticeships provide individuals with the skills and knowledge they need to become experts in their chosen field.  

Examples of AHP apprenticeships include:   

  • Physiotherapist (Level 6) - 4-year programme 

  • Occupational therapist (Level 6) - 4-year programme 

  • Podiatrist (Level 6) -  3-year programme 

  • Speech and Language Therapy (Level 6) - 4-year programme  

  • Dietetics (Level 6) - 3-year distance learning (online) 

  • Advanced clinical practitioner (Level 7) - 2-year programme 

 Study commitment is required.

  • Minimum of six hours per week of study time consisting of lectures, face-to-face delivery and in class engagement
  • Independent Study allocated every week for the duration of the course
  • Placement requirements between four to six weeks per year
  • Delivery will be blended and whilst induction will take place on the university campus learning will be undertaken using a blend of virtual platforms and face-to-face delivery.

For all Occupational and Apprenticeship standards, visit the Institute for Apprenticeships.

For any advice or guidance please contact the Trust Apprenticeship Team.