Professional Practice 1

OCC60015 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn


  • Four weeks, full time

Contact hours

  • 160 hours

On-campus unit delivery combines face-to-face and digital learning.

2022 teaching periods


HB8  HE Block 8

31 Oct 22 - 11 Dec 22

23 Dec 22

Last self enrolment:
31 Oct 22

11 Nov 22

Last withdraw without fail:
25 Nov 22

Aims and objectives

During this placement, students will demonstrate professional skills required in occupational therapy practice, develop emerging core occupational therapy skills and be actively involved in all stages of the occupational therapy process within a particular setting.

Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:
1. Conduct themselves in a professional manner
2. Demonstrate effective self-management skills
3. Communicate effectively within the workplace, and with service users and significant others
4. Develop and maintain appropriate documentation
5. Observe, describe, practice and reflect on assessment/information gathering skills
6. Observe, describe, practice and reflect on intervention/service provision methods (individual/group), defining goals, coordination and implementation