Occupational Therapy Board of Australia
Occupational Therapy Board of Australia

New graduates

Graduate registration

The Board has a range of resources for education providers, students and interested others to assist in understanding what it means to be a registered occupational therapist in Australia.

When should occupational therapists be registered?

The fact sheet, ‘When should occupational therapists be registered?’ provides guidance on when it is necessary to be registered as an occupational therapist:

Information video for graduating students

This video is most relevant to occupational therapy students who are nearing the completion of their approved programs of study in Australia and will soon be seeking general registration as an occupational therapist.

Approved programs of study

The approved programs of study can be found on the Accreditation page.

Webinar for graduating students

In September 2016, the Board held a webinar for final-year students, hosted by Julie Brayshaw, Chair of the Occupational Therapy Board of Australia, to give graduates a more in-depth view of the Board’s registration requirements and the application process.

You can watch a recording of this webinar below, and read the Board’s responses to the most frequently asked questions.

Graduate Applications

Graduating soon? Apply for registration now.

Page reviewed 5/12/2016