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Physiotherapists

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£35,953

Median salary

New workers start around £17,980.49. Normal pay is £35,953 per year. Highly experienced workers can earn up to £53,169.82.

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Subjects achieved a 100% pass rate, including Maths, Further Maths, Physics, English Literature and Spanish.

About this career

  • Monitors patient’s progress and liaises with others concerned with the treatment and rehabilitation of patient, and refers patients requiring other specific medical attention.
  • Supervises physiotherapy assistants.
  • Offers advice and education on how to avoid injury and promote patient’s future health and well-being.
  • Explains treatment to and instructs patient in posture and other exercises and adapts treatment as necessary.
  • Plans and undertakes therapy to improve circulation, restore joint mobility, strengthen muscles and reduce pain.
  • Writes up patients’ case notes and reports, maintains their records and manages caseload.
  • Examines medical reports and assesses patient to determine the condition of muscles, nerves or joints in need of treatment.

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Sport, Exercise and Fitness

  • Course code: DSEF
  • Level: 1, 2
  • Qualification: Diploma
  • Awarding body: Northern Council for Further Education (NCFE)
  • Duration: One year
  • Course type: Full-time

Sport and Fitness

  • Course code: DSL1
  • Level: 1
  • Qualification: Diploma
  • Awarding body: Edexcel
  • Duration: One year
  • Course type: FREE (Eligibility Applies), Full-time

Sport

  • Course code: DSP1
  • Level: 3
  • Qualification: BTEC, Diploma
  • Awarding body: Pearson, Business & Technology Education Council (BTEC)
  • Duration: Two years
  • Course type: Full-time
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