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Occupational Therapy

Royal College of Occupational Therapy

RCOT’s (2019) learning and development standards state:

Practice-based learning is normally full-time and placement hours may include a maximum of 3.5hours of self-directed learning relevant to practice-based learning per week.

The standards highlight the importance of flexible models of supervision including long arm supervision.

University of Southampton

BSc (Hons) and MSc courses

Occupational Therapy Programme Lead: Rachel Dadswell

Occupational Therapy Practice Placement Co-ordinator: Karen Witts

Placements Team: +44 (0)2382126519

Assessment documentation and dates for Practice Educator sessions can be found on the Blackboard site. This document talks you through Accessing the Practice Educator Website

University of West England

Apprentice programme

Programme Lead: Vanessa Parmenter 01173 288869

Placement Lead: Becky Barnes

Placement Coordinator: Rachel Edmunds

The Degree Apprenticeships Hub: 0117 328 4888 

Placement Allocation Management information

Practice Educator, Assessor and Mentor Role Description for those supporting Apprentices

UWE Practice Support Net: Practice documentation and Practice Education briefing available here

Students will be allocated a locality contact for the duration of their placement. Please ensure you ask your student these details on their first day if you haven’t already had contact from them. Any concerns during the placement should be directed to this contact.

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