O Fiaich Institute of FETOccupational Therapy Assistant

Occupational Therapy Assistant

€ 200.00
1 year
Further Education and PLC, Level 5 QQI

Course description

This level 5 course is aimed at learners who love helping people in practical ways to complete the activities of daily life. The specialist course guides students to work as an assistant in an occupational therapy department or as part of a multi-disciplinary team. The role provides support to older, injured, ill or disabled patients to enable them to partake in everyday activities.
Course Content

  • Care Support
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant Theory
  • Infection Prevention and Control
  • Communications
  • Human Growth & Development
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Work Experience
  • Nursing Theory and Practice
  • First Aid

Course Certification
5M3782 – QQI Level 5 Health Service Skills

Certificate in Moving & Handling, Infection Prevention & Control and Vulnerable Adults.


The course will allow successful candidates to seek employment in locations such as hospitals, community settings, nursing homes, rehabilitation centres, in client’s homes, day-care facilities or residential settings.  Once qualified you can apply for a job as one of the following:

Occupational Therapist Assistant| Occupational Therapy Technical Instructor| Rehab Support Worker Hospitals & Community| Activity Coordinator| Care Assistant in Disability Services| Homecare Assistant | Healthcare Assistant.


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