The Occupational Therapy Council of Australia Ltd (OTC) is an independent not-for-profit organisation whose purpose is to ensure that standards of education, training and assessment of occupational therapists are maintained and developed so the Australian public is assured of safe and proper practice.

The OTC has been appointed by the Occupational Therapy Board of Australia (OTBA) to be the independent organisation to provide:

  • accreditation of occupational therapy programs offered by Australian education providers;
  • assessment of qualifications and skills of internationally-qualified occupational therapists wishing to practise in Australia.

The OTC has been appointed by the Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC) as the relevant assessing authority for the purposes skilled migration in the category of:

ANZSCO 252411 – Occupational Therapist.

Role Clarification

Role Clarification OTC OTBA OTA AHPRA