Professional Practice IIIA (OCCP3061)


To become a competent occupational therapy practitioner, students need to be able to integrate theory and practice in context and become skilled in assessment, intervention and evaluation processes. Continuing a focus on professional development in context, students will participate in a seven-week, supervised full time experience within a professional service setting.

Our courses that offer this unit of study

Further unit of study information


Placement briefing and debriefing


Assessment of competence using Student Practice Evaluation Form-Revised (SPEF-R) Pass/Fail

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules


OCCP1096 and OCCP1097 and OCCP1098 and OCCP1099 and OCCP2084 and OCCP2085 and OCCP2086 and OCCP2087 and OCCP2088 and BIOS1168

Additional Information

Students must complete jursidictional and statutory obligations prior to all professional practice placements. These include holding up to date required vaccinations, Criminal Records Check, Working with Children Check, and Australian cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) certificate. Students who do not meet all prerequisites to enrol in this unit of study should seek academic advice from the Course Director. Special Permission to enrol may be considered, on a case-by-case basis.

Study this unit outside a degree

Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.