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Rehabilitation Worker (Visual Impairment)

Help people with visual impairments lead normal lives.

Summary of this apprenticeship standard


5 (equivalent to foundation degree)

Typical length
24 months
Current funding band
Up to £12,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
Entry requirements

Set by employer. Candidates will have to pass background and security checks.

What apprentices will learn
  • assessing the needs of people with visual impairments
  • group and individual rehabilitation
  • support and awareness training for people with visual impairments
  • evaluating the effects visual impairment and/or deaf-blindness have on people
  • training, educating and supporting people to use assistive and standard technology
  • apprentices without level 2 (equivalent to GCSE grades 9 to 4 or A* to C) English and maths will need to achieve this before taking the end-point assessment
Professional registration

Apprentices will be eligible to apply to join the Rehabilitation Workers Professional Network.

How apprentices are assessed

A government-approved organisation must assess apprentices towards the end of their apprenticeship.

This end-point assessment ensures apprentices achieve the skills, training and any qualifications necessary to complete their apprenticeship.

You can download the assessment plan from the Institute for Apprenticeships. There are no end-point assessment organisations for this apprenticeship yet. Please email if you urgently need an end-point assessment organisation.

More Information

The Institute for Apprenticeships has more detailed information about this apprenticeship.