Course Description

Certificate in Occupational Therapy Essentials

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Course Outline

Qualification Title: Certificate in Occupational Therapy Essentials

Qualification Type: Level 2 Certificate

Accreditation Status: Accredited by CPD and iAP

Course Duration: Self-paced (module availability: 365 days)

Guided Learning Hours: 03 Availability: International

Do you want to make a difference in the lives of people with challenges and disabilities? Does the idea of having a career as an Occupational Therapist sound rewarding to you?

The Occupational Therapy course is designed for individuals who are passionate about working with people struggling with different challenges and disabilities and help them to improve their lives. This is a step by step program to fully equipping yourself with the right skills and knowledge in becoming a professional helper.

The Occupational Therapy is a comprehensive course and will teach learners how to work with both children and adults with limited physical and intellectual abilities. Many clients with such disabilities may suffer from depression and anxiety and it is up to their helper to offer them alternatives and make life more meaningful and worthwhile.

The course will teach you to help people accept their current conditions, learn how to live with it and move forward to lead happier and healthier lives. The Occupational Therapy course will discuss principles and guidelines and give learners more insight into key skills and knowledge of working in this field effectively and confidently.

Learning Outcomes

  • Gain an understanding of the significance of occupation in people’s lives
  • Learn the role occupational therapy plays in rehabilitation
  • Learn the principles and guidelines of occupational therapy intervention
  • Understand the history, value and philosophy of occupational therapy
  • Gain insight to the therapeutic process

Why consider learning at Study 365?

With so many commitments in our lives, we may not have the time to learn new skills. The beauty of studying online is that you get to find this balance between your education and your daily commitments

Study 365 offers hundreds of online courses to students across the world. Gaining new skills has never been this easy as many of our courses are open to students with little or no qualifications or previous experience. All the courses are up-to-date, relevant, affordable, and will build on existing expertise or give you a jump-start to a new career. The courses are meticulously designed and equals what is offered in a classroom setting. With a solid reputation that has established and made us made us one of the most trusted and reliable online course providers we offer the most convenient path to gain recognised skills and training that will give you the opportunity to put into practice your knowledge and expertise in your chosen career. You can learn at your own pace at Study 365 and you will be provided with all the necessary material, tutorials, qualified course instructor, narrated e-learning modules, interactive quizzes and free resources which include Free CV writing pack, free career support and course demo to make your learning experience enriching and more rewarding.

Course Benefits

  • Written and designed by the industry’s finest expert instructors with over 15 years experience
  • Repeat and rewind all your lectures and enjoy a personalised learning experience
  • Gain access to quality video tutorials
  • Unlimited 12 months access from anywhere, anytime
  • Support by email, phone and live chat
  • Save time and money on travel
  • Learn at your convenience and leisure
  • Quizzes, tests mock exams, practice exams to ensure you are 100% ready
  • Eligible for TOTUM discount card

Course Duration

You have 12 months access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course.  The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lectures at anytime.

Method of Assessment

At the end of the course you will be required to take a multiple choice question assessment test. The multiple choice question assessment will be automatically marked with learners receiving an instant grade.


Those who successfully complete the exam will be awarded a certificate in Occupational Therapy Essentials.

Awarding Body

The Occupational Therapy certification will be awarded by CPD & iAP. This internationally recognised qualification will make your CV standout and encourage employers to see your motivation at expanding your skills and knowledge in a field you are passionate about.

Getting Started
1: Introduction to Occupational Therapy
About the Course and the Instructor
What is “Occupational Therapy”
Knowledge and Skills for OPccupational Therapy
Working with Adults
Working with Children
2: (Basic) Anatomy and Physiology
The Structure and the Functions
The Blood and Immune System
Brain Injury
Developmental Disorders and Conditions
Physical Disabilities
3: Creative and Management Skills
The Use of Creative Activities
Management and Leadership Skills
Building Confidence and Self-Esteem
Dealing with Depression
4: Career Growth in Occupational Therapy
Professional Development
Personal and Academic Development
Alternative Options in Career
5: Individual (Client) Development
A Theory of the Human Need for Occupation
Occupations for Health and Wellbeing
Coping Strategies
Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs
Thank you and Good bye!

Course Code S 0677
College Name Study 365
Course Category Health Care
Course Type Online Learning
Course Location Athlone, Westmeath, Ireland
Course Fee 29
Course Duration 365 days
Entry Requirements You must be over the age of 16 and have a basic understanding of Maths, English and ICT The course is for learners who have an interest in occupational therapy Individuals with a basic background in occupational therapy will find this course highly effective to advance in their careers The course is also suitable for students who want to expand their knowledge in occupational therapy
Career Path Occupational Therapist Psychologist Mental Health Therapist
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