Careers - How to Become a Prosthetist/Orthotist

The traditional route of becoming a prosthetist/orthotist is to study a degree, currently available at Strathclyde University or the University of Salford. With the everchanging landscape of career paths there may be scope to pursue the career through an apprenticeship scheme, however this is currently still in development

For more Information:

For our Careers Guide and more information please see the leaflet below

Career Guide for Prosthetics Orthotics

For other information please consider the following sites:

I see the Difference - Careers Site 

Health Careers

Step into the NHS


BBC Bitesize - Prosthetist

P&O Careers Story - Josh

These videos were produced by the I See the Difference Campaign. To see more about this campagin and P&O click


P&O Student Storys - Nadia & Katherine