Apprenticeship allows a student to follow his education at the CEERRF while being an employee of a health facility which will cover his tuition fees.

Learn more about the Apprenticeship Training Contract, and the feedback from some of the CEERRF students as well as the other types of contract and possible financing.

Apprentissage & financement

Apprenticeship Training Contract (CFA)

Since June 2013, the CEERRF has been an Apprentice Training Unit (UFA) and a partner of the CFA ADAFORSS

The apprenticeship training contract (CFA) is a system that allows students (2nd, 3rd and 4th year) to follow their education while being employees of a public, private or associative health facility. As such, they receive a salary and the tuition fees are borne by the employer.

At the end of his training, the apprentice who has become a Physiotherapist, must work for his employer for a period at least equal to the period of the contract.

To apply for an apprenticeship contract, the student must:

  • be under 30 years old when signing the contract,
  • validate his first year of training,
  • find an employer who agrees to hire him.

Témoignage sur le CFA


Testimonial of Baptiste and Inès, CFA students


Témoignage sur le CAE


Testimonial of Eva, CPP student


Study allowance contract (CAE)

The study allowance contract (CAE) is a system by which certain health structures, public or private, offer students (2nd, 3rd or 4th year) a sum paid monthly or annually, in exchange for an obligation to practice in the facility as a Physiotherapist for a period equal to the one of the allowance.

The CEERRF tuition service is available to all students to let them know about the other types of existing contract.

Training contract in Professional Promotion (CPP)

The professional promotion training contract is a system offered to 2nd, 3rd or 4th year students by public hospitals. It is an employment contract, the student therefore becomes an employee of the facility. Training costs are covered and monthly remuneration is paid from the signing of the contract until graduation. At the end of the training, the Physiotherapist is bound by a commitment to serve for a period equal to three times the years financed, within the limit of five years.

Témoignage sur le CPP


Témoignage d’Eva, étudiante en CPP



Regional scholarships are offered to students in masso-physiotherapy training, subject to means testing.  Be careful when you are a student in health or social training, you are covered by the Ile De France Region grant and not the CROUS grant. Scholarship requests and renewals are made exclusively on the Ile-de-France Region website.

Applications must be submitted from June to mid-October for the start of the school year in September (subject to modification of the dates by the region). The region’s site also offers a calculation simulator to estimate the amount of the scholarship to which you are entitled.

Complete your scholarship application

Tip: Be careful not to make a final registration before having checked all your data, use the “provisional registration” button to come back later to complete it.

Other regional aids are regularly voted for health professions, it is possible to follow the news on the dedicated page of the region’s website.

Bank loan

The employment rate close to 100% of qualified physiotherapists favors the support of banks in the financing of studies. Several financial institutions offer loans specifically intended for students in health professions. Many students opt with satisfaction for this method of financing.

CEERRF is a partner of Crédit Coopératif de Saint-Denis.
For any information, contact Alexandra JOVET on +33 9 88 20 06 19 / +33 6 59 49 40 86.

Crédit Coopératif
bank loan
Regional installation assistance

Regional installation assistance

To fight against the shortage of certain health professions, in particular physiotherapists, the Region can award a regional grant to students (3rd and 4th year) depending on their installation project.

For more information