You’ll need a physiotherapy degree or postgraduate award approved by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). You’ll then be eligible for state registration and membership of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP).
To do a degree in physiotherapy, you’ll usually need:
3 A levels including a biological science (PE may sometimes be accepted)
5 or more GCSEs (A* to C) including maths, English and a science
Relevant paid or voluntary experience may help you get get on a course. Organisations like the NHS, Do-it and the CSP have more information about getting work experience.
You could also gain experience through an apprenticeship.
You'll need to pass background checks by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).You may be able to get NHS funding to pay for your course fees and help with your living expenses.