2018 – 2021
OTC: contributing to a flexible, innovative and safe occupational therapy workforce.
The OTC is an independent organisation established to:
- assess and accredit occupational therapy education programs offered by education providers in Australia leading to eligibility for registration as an occupational therapist in Australia and New Zealand (via the Trans-Tasman Mutual Recognition Agreement); and
- to assess the suitability of overseas-trained occupational therapists to practise in Australia.
- Community and stakeholder focussed
- Embracing diversity.
Goal 1 – To develop robust systems in occupational therapy program accreditation and assessment of overseas trained occupational therapists that support continuous improvement and quality of occupational therapy practice in Australia.
Goal 2 – To implement strong governance processes to ensure a sustainable organisation.
Goal 3 – To contribute to culturally safe practice in occupational therapy.
Goal 4 – To strategically position OTC through leveraging our reputation and strengthening collaboration with key stakeholders.
Goal 5– To create and investigate emerging opportunities for collaboration with other accreditation authorities.
Goal 6 – To harness emerging technologies to support effective and efficient OTC functions.