Occupational Therapy Support Worker

Occupational Therapist


Develop the skills to assist vulnerable people suffering from physical and mental disabilities with the Occupational Therapy Support Worker Course. This occupational therapy training program covers all aspects of occupational therapy. Throughout the course, you will learn key techniques and approaches for supporting patients who require extra help in performing everyday activities.

As an occupational therapy support worker, you must possess fundamental knowledge of basic anatomy and physiology, to provide adequate treatment and care for your patients. This course provides a complete introduction to the body’s structure – from the blood and immune system to the brain.

This training program will also explore your opportunities in this field, including related roles such as physical therapy support worker and occupational therapy assistants.

Please note that this occupational therapy course does not entitle you to join the HCPC register or recognised occupational therapist. This Occupational Therapy course will not make you an occupational  therapist but you will come across all the basic guidelines of occupational therapy to boost and shine your knowledge in this particular field of Occupational Therapy.

This course only gives you the theoretical knowledge that you need to excel in this field. This Occupational Therapy Course doesn’t entitle you to practise as a professional in this specific field.

Highlights  of The Occupational Therapy Support Worker:

  • Develop the fundamental skills and practical knowledge
  • Familiarise with a wide range of mental health disorders and physical disabilities
  • Broaden your knowledge of basic anatomy and physiology
  • Discover effective techniques and approaches for building self-esteem
  • Boost your professional development and understand your opportunities 
  • Be able to provide support to patients who are adapting to life after major surgery
  • Develop the skills to assist vulnerable people in performing day-to-day activities

Course design

The course is delivered through our online learning platform, accessible through any internet-connected device. There are no deadlines or teaching schedules, meaning you are free to study the course at your own pace.

You are taught through a combination of

  • Video lessons
  • Online study materials
  • Mock exams
  • Multiple-choice assessment

How is the course assessed?

To successfully complete the course you must pass an automated, multiple-choice assessment. The assessment is delivered through our online learning platform. You will receive the results of your assessment immediately upon completion.

Will I receive a certificate of completion?

Upon successful completion, you can choose to make your achievement by obtaining your PDF Certificate at a cost of £9 and Hardcopy Certificate for £15.

Why study this course

Whether you’re an existing practitioner or aspiring professional, this course will enhance your expertise and boost your CV with key skills and knowledge.

The Occupational Therapy Support Worker is open to all, with no entry requirements. All you need is a passion for learning, a good understanding of the English language, numeracy and IT, and to be over the age of 16.

Career Path

This Occupational Therapy Support Worker will help you gain all the necessary theoretical knowledge to excel in the relevant field. Enrol on our course now and get started on the journey of taking your career to the next level.

Course Curriculum

Introduction to Occupational Therapy
About the Course & Instructor 00:06:00
What is Occupational Therapy? 00:06:00
Knowledge & Skills for Occupational Therapy 00:09:00
Working with Adults 00:07:00
Working with Children 00:06:00
(Basic) Anatomy & Physiology
The Structure & the Functions 00:08:00
The Blood & the Immune System 00:07:00
What is ‘Brain Injury’? 00:07:00
Developmental Disorders & Conditions 00:07:00
Physical Disabilities 00:07:00
Creative & Management Skills
The Use of Creative Activities 00:08:00
Management & Leadership Skills 00:06:00
Building Confidence & Self-Esteem 00:05:00
Dealing with Depression 00:08:00
Career Growth in Occupational Therapy
Professional Development 00:05:00
Personal & Academic Development 00:05:00
Alternative Career Options 00:09:00
Individual (Client's) Development
A Theory of Human Need for Occupation 00:07:00
Occupations for Health & Wellbeing 00:04:00
Coping Strategies (stress) 00:10:00
Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs 00:05:00
Thank You & Good Bye! 00:04:00
Mock Exam
Mock Exam – Occupational Therapy Support Worker 00:20:00
Final Exam
Final Exam – Occupational Therapy Support Worker 00:20:00

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