1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 31/07/1997   
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OCCUPATIONAL THERAPISTS assess the function of people whose abilities and daily activities are impaired.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this unit group is a bachelor degree or higher qualification.

Tasks Include:

  • conducting tests to evaluate and assess emotional, psychological developmental and physical capabilities
  • testing and training patients with perceptual motor problems, learning or developmental disabilities
  • assessing and training people with disabilities in self-care and daily living activities and providing aids and adaptations to assist performance, independence and productivity
  • assessing patients' vocational potential and providing work adjustment training and work experience
  • planning and directing programs through the use of vocational, recreational, remedial, social and educational activities, conducted on an individual or group basis
  • recording patients' activities, responses and progress


This section contains the following subsection :
              2383-11 Occupational Therapist

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