Career and Education Guides
This document forms a guide to the development of an industry wide career framework guide for Prosthetics and Orthotics. Based upon the Career Framework for Health, the guide provides a tool that will help to develop a workforce that is flexible, consistent, progressive and can deliver the right care in the right place, at the right time.
This document was developed to support the Career Framework Guide for Prosthetics & Orthotics and provides a summary of the potential education pathways which can be used in the development of a flexible, sustainable workforce. Education pathways are linked to the various levels and roles described in the career framework from level 1 to level 8 and where possible methods of funding are identified. The education framework guide is designed to be used as a tool in career progression, service development and education design.