The Physical Therapy Aide Training Program
Prepare to earn your physical therapy aide certification and start improving patients’ lives.
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Physical Therapy Aide Training: A Tiny Investment for Infinite Success
You’re busy. You’ve got bills to pay. And you need stability. With one small investment, you could find the peace of mind, salary, and job satisfaction you’ve been looking for. The best part is that you could take the first big step right now.
265 Hours of Study
Complete in as Little as 6 Months†
$25,680 Median Salary*
30% Predicted 10-Year Job Growth*
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This Could Be the Perfect Job for You
Physical therapy aides provide support to physical therapists and their patients. They help patients check in, set up equipment, and often record patient progress. They also help keep the facilities clean and organized and assist physical therapists with certain procedures when needed. It’s a fun, interactive job that’ll send you home happy.See full job description >>
3 Reasons to Complete Your Physical Therapy Aide Certification Prep With CareerStep
Qualify in as little as 6 months.†
This program includes 265 hours of study, which will prep you to pass the Certified Physical Therapy Aide Specialist (CPTAS) exam. If you need a more flexible training schedule, no problem. You can take up to 12 months.
Start working ASAP.
CareerStep training quickly leads to career-readiness, due to the program’s expert-created content and structure. Plus, the outlook for this job is awesome.*
Our Physical Therapy Aide program is designed to save you money. We set competitive course fees and make them easy to pay (because our goal is helping you meet your career goal).
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1. Start today.
Begin your training (and transformation) right now.
2. Learn your way.
Complete your training on your own terms.
3. Get hire-ready.
Prepare to take valuable certification exams.
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Set your own timeline, your own pace, and your own study environment, complete with help from our support team.
- > Complete in as Little as 6 Months†
- > Self-Paced Study
- > Anywhere, Anytime Learning
- > 1:1 (Human) Support
What You’ll Learn
You’ll complete this online Physical Therapy Aide program with the knowledge needed to provide excellent patient service and keep a physical therapy office running smoothly.
Become proficient with the computer programs you’ll use to create digital documents and organize information.
Learn basic anatomy, medical terminology, medical law and ethics, and healthcare documentation.
Physical Therapy Fundamentals
Understand effective patient interaction and preparation, and gain a broad basic knowledge of therapeutic techniques and principles.
Know what’s required to take and pass the final course exam, which will prepare you for the CPTAS exam (the industry-recognized physical therapy aide certification test).
Physical Therapy Aide Program FAQs
How long does physical therapy aide training take?
This program is designed to take 265 hours of study, which you can complete in as little as seven months or as long as 12 months.†
Is financial assistance available?
CareerStep offers a variety of flexible payment options, installment plans, and even discounts for U.S. veterans, Active Duty service members, and their spouses. As CareerStep is not an educational institution, we cannot offer—or accept—traditional financial aid, such as student scholarships, loans, and grants through FAFSA. However, our low-cost training programs are affordably priced and our goal is to find a payment solution that meets your needs.
How much do physical therapy aides make?
Salaries for this job vary based on location and experience, but the median physical therapy aide salary is $25,680 per year.*
What’s the job market like for physical therapy aides?
It’s excellent. The healthcare industry is expected to add 30% more physical therapy aide jobs in the next 10 years.*
Do physical therapy aides need certification?
While certification isn’t explicitly required to get hired, most physical therapy facilities prefer to hire applicants who’ve demonstrated full knowledge of the role and have the credentials to hit the ground running.
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Paying up front makes the most financial sense, but sometimes that’s easier said than done. We offer a payment plan for those who need some extra time to settle up.
The My Career Advancement Account (MyCAA) program offers funding for this program for eligible military spouses. If that’s you, then you could earn physical therapy aide certification on the Department of Defense’s dime!