Standard of the Week – Arts Therapist

25 April, 2024

The Level 7 Arts Therapist (HCPC 2022) apprenticeship standard has been approved for delivery since 5th April 2019.

Arts Therapists work in a range of settings such as the NHS, local authorities, voluntary, or private sector, hospitals, clinics, education, shelters, hospices, or prisons. They use art, drama or music to therapeutically improve service users’ mental and physical health and wellbeing. Arts therapists are both artists in their chosen field and psychological therapists. They use art, drama or music as their primary mode of communication.

There is currently 1 training provider registered to offer this apprenticeship.

You can access this apprenticeship standard here.

Check out our Art Therapies page for more resources.