Professional Practice IIIB (OCCP3065)


To become a competent occupational therapy practitioner, students need to be able to integrate theory and practice in context and become skilled in applying the occupational therapy process for an agreed caseload. Continuing to build on OCCP1100 Professional Practice I, OCCP2086 Professional Practice II and OCCP3061 Professional Practice IIIA, all of which focus on professional development in contexts, students will participate in a seven-week, supervised full time experience within a professional service setting.

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Further unit of study information


Placement briefing and debriefing (12 hrs)


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

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules





Additional Information

Students must complete jurisdictional and statutory obligations prior to all professional fieldwork placements. These include holding up to date required vaccinations, Criminal Records Check, Working with Children Check and Australian cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) certificate.

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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.