Physiotherapy Technician (CTS)

  • Originally Approved
  • Last Revised
  • CodeDGT/1038
  • SectorHealthcare
  • NSQF LevelLevel 4
  • Notional Hours2080
  • Accrediting BodiesDirectorate General of Training (DGT)
  • Certifying BodiesDirectorate General of Training (DGT)
  • Proposed Occupation

    On successful completion of this course, the candidates shall be gainfully employed as:
     Assistant Physiotherapist
     Healthcare Advisor.
     Self Employment.

  • International Comparability

    1. Existence of any official document suggesting the comparability of the qualification with the qualifications in other countries is not known.

  • Progression Pathway

    • The Apprenticeship course for this trade will be designed in near future.
    • Self Employment.

  • Planned arrangements for RPL

    1. At present the students who have passed 10th class with minimum 3 years’ experience in relevant field can appear for NCVT theory and practical semester examination directly.
    2. The students who have passed SCVT examination in ”Physiotherapy Technician’ trade can also appear for the NCVT Examination in the relevant semester and Trade directly.

  • Qualification File QF PHYSIOTHERAPY TECHNICIAN.pdf
  • Supporting Documents
  • Formal structure of the qualification
    Title of unit or other component Mandatory/ Optional Estimated size (Hours) Level
    i) Operate using suitable tools and equipments with basic outline of physiotherapy and develop a vocabulary of appropriate terminology. Mandatory 40 4
    ii) Analyze and assemble the components of skeleton system. Mandatory 80 4
    iii) Analyze the joints by using X-Ray films. Mandatory 40 4
    iv) Differentiate various muscles. Mandatory 80 4
    v) Recognize basic cell structure and its organelles. Mandatory 40 4
    vi) Identify the major neural tissues. Mandatory 80 4
    vii) Relate the anatomical position of circulatory system on mannequin. Mandatory 40 4
    viii)Categorize foods according to nutrients and assemble organs of digestive system. Mandatory 40 4
    ix) Illustrate respiratory system. Mandatory 40 4
    x) Arrange organs on dummy of excretory and reproductive system. Mandatory 40 4
    xi) Design a treatment plan for stiff parts of body. Mandatory 40 4
    xii) Illustrate the effects of IRR. Mandatory 40 4
    xiii)Execute remedial effects of cryotherapy. Mandatory 40 4
    xiv) Abstract benefits of SWD. Mandatory 40 4
    xv) Lay out therapeutic uses of UST. Mandatory 40 4
    xvi) Plan a regimen to stimulate muscles. Mandatory 120 4
    xvii) Asses and create a massage therapy. Mandatory 80 4
    xviii) Carry out physiotherapy assessment and develop exercise regimen. Mandatory 280 4
    xix) Design remedy for back pain and abnormal gaits. Mandatory 280 4
    xx) Prepare assessment chart and rehabilitation protocol Mandatory 240 4
    Generic Learning Outcomes
    i) Apply safe working practices. Mandatory 25 4
    ii) Comply environment regulations and housekeeping. Mandatory 15 4
    iii) Interpret & use company and medical communication Mandatory 15 4
    iv) Understand and apply the concept in productivity, quality tools, and labour welfare legislation in day to day work to improve productivity & quality Mandatory 10 4
    v) Explain energy conservation, global warming and pollution and contribute in day to day work by optimally using available resources. Mandatory 10 4
    vi) Explain personnel finance, entrepreneurship and manage/organize related task in day to day work for personal & societal growth. Mandatory 15 4
    vii) Utilize basic computer applications and internet to take benefit of IT developments in the industry. Mandatory 20 4
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