Implementing Skills in OT Prof Practice (OCCP5240)


Extended fieldwork placements provide students with the opportunity to consolidate, apply, and further develop their knowledge of occupational therapy practice, with a focus on graduate capabilities. Enabling participation lies at the core of all occupational therapy practice and students will have the opportunity to implement, monitor, and evaluate a range of strategies as part of the fieldwork placement associated with this unit. As members of different interdisciplinary teams, students will have opportunities to engage in formal and informal inter-professional learning.

Our courses that offer this unit of study

Further unit of study information


Briefing and debriefing sessions, Placement - 8 weeks full-time supervised clinical placement


Assessment of fieldwork performance via student practice evaluation form - revised (SPEF-R) (Pass/Fail)

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules


OCCP5237 and OCCP5238 and OCCP5239 and OCCP5208 and OCCP5218 and OCCP5219 and OCCP5222

Additional Information

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

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.