What qualifications do you need to be a OT?

To get onto a full-time occupational therapy degree course you usually need two or three A levels, along with five GCSEs (grades A-C), including English language, maths and science. You may also be able to get onto a course with alternative qualifications, including: BTEC, HND or HNC which includes biological science.

How long does it take for Otcas to process transcripts?

4 weeks

What is a Grade 1 Occupational Therapist?

(b) “Occupational Therapist, Grade 1” shall mean an occupational Therapist appointed as such who is engaged in the performance of all facets of Occupational Therapy.

What is the average salary for an OT?

Find out what the average Occupational Therapist salary is Entry level positions start at $72,500 per year while most experienced workers make up to $113,670 per year.

What else can I do with an occupational therapy degree?

Alternative Career Paths for Occupational Therapists

  • Business Owner/OT Entrepreneur.
  • Home Modification Specialist.
  • Medical Equipment Sales.
  • Medical Freelance Writer.
  • Case Manager.
  • Assistive Technology Professional.
  • Educator.
  • Healthcare Administrator.

How long does it take to become a OT?

five to six years

Which is better occupational therapy or physical therapy?

So what’s better: OT or PT? Occupational Therapists focus on helping patients master the activities of daily living. Physical Therapists focus on helping patients recover range of motion and decrease pain after an injury or illness. The average salary for an OT is $83,200 per year.

What is the starting salary for an OT?

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Wages* Low (5th percentile) Average
Starting $31.70 $35.61
Overall $39.82 $46.42
Top $49.09 $51.39