NSQF- Assistant Physiotherapist.pdf

Assistant Physiotherapist

  • Job DescriptionAssistant Physiotherapist work alongside qualified physiotherapists, assisting in the rehabilitation of patients suffering from reduced mobility. Key tasks of a Assistant Physiotherapist include setting up equipment, preparing clients for therapy and demonstrating mobility aids and exercises. Other duties may include keeping the department tidy and basic administration work.
  • CodeHSS/ Q 7701
  • SectorHealthcare
  • NSQF LevelLevel 4
  • Notional Hours700
  • Accrediting BodiesHealthcare Sector Skill Council
  • Certifying BodiesHealthcare Sector Skill Council
  • Proposed Occupation

    Assistant Physiotherapist in the Healthcare Industry is also known as physical therapist assistant(PTA).

  • International Comparability

    While writing the NOSs the UK NOSs were also referred to and an effort was taken to maintain comparability in the technical part of the NOSs.

  • Progression Pathway

    Level 5: Physiotherapist/Occupational Therapist

  • Qualification File NSQF- Assistant Physiotherapist.pdf
  • Supporting Documents
  • Formal structure of the qualification
    Title of unit or other component Mandatory/ Optional Estimated size (Hours) Level
    HSS/ N 7701: Follow the treatment plan as directed by the physiotherapist Mandatory 700 (Cumulative notional hour for all NOS) 4
    HSS/ N 7702: Assist in patient mobility Mandatory 4
    HSS/ N 7703: Monitor and report changes in health status of the patient to the supervisor Mandatory 4
    HSS/ N 7704: Provide patient/family education and support Mandatory 4
    HSS/ N 7705: Participate in program planning Mandatory 4
    HSS/ N 7706: Assist in providing occupational therapy Mandatory 4
    HSS/ N 9601: Collate and communicate health information Mandatory 4
    HSS/ N 9603: Act within the limits of one?s competence and authority Mandatory 4
    HSS/ N 9604: Work effectively with others Mandatory 4
    HSS/ N 9605: Manage work to meet requirements Mandatory 4
    HSS/ N 9606: Maintain a safe healthy and secure working environment Mandatory 4
    HSS/ N 9607: Practice code of conduct while performing duties Mandatory 4