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My job helps people to do the things they couldn’t do without a limb – the effects can be life-changing.  I assess, prescribe, measure and fit individually designed artificial body parts.

Top skills

Interest in engineering / Computer Aided Design

Caring for people

Working in a team

Understanding of how people live their lives

What training do I need to become a prosthetist?

A degree (BSc) in prosthetics and orthotics, before registering with the Health and Care Professions Council.