Occupational Therapy Practice Educator Courses

We are looking forward to seeing you at an upcoming Practice Educators Course. Please see below for dates, booking and relevant information.

Full /Initial Practice Educator courses: For those who are new to the role of Placement/Practice Educator, attendance at the Full Course is required. Duration: One day.

Practice Educator update courses: For those who have completed initial Practice Educator training and require an update. Annual updates are recommended. Duration: Half day.

Virtual Drop-in sessions: Practice educators bring specific issues for advice and discussion, using this link:

Please use the booking form to indicate that you intend to bring an issue to one of  the drop-in sessions. 


Placement Offers are made by the appointed Placement Coordinator for each trust or organisation. Please contact your Placement Coordinator to make an offer to supervise an occupational therapy student/ apprentice. 

This training is NOT designed for Workplace Mentors who will be supporting Apprentices for the duration of their course. See FAQs below for more information.

Full day training

Date  Location   Time
Monday 12 September 2022   Online FULLY BOOKED
Friday 25 November 2022 Online FULLY BOOKED

Half-day update

Date  Location   Time

Tuesday 11 October 2022

Wednesday 9 November 2022 Online FULLY BOOKED
Thursday 15 December 2022 Online FULLY BOOKED
Wednesday 4th January 2023 Online FULLY BOOKED
Wednesday 1st February 2023 Online FULLY BOOKED
Wednesday 1st March 2023 Online FULLY BOOKED

Please note: We are looking to add more dates. If you would like to be added to a waiting list to be informed once new dates are known, please complete a booking form per the link below and select that option.

Future Drop-in dates TBC


Please use the button below and fill out the form to request a reservation.  A response will be sent to you to confirm your booking.  If you are not able to access the form, please contact:

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Click below to read our frequently asked questions. 



We are constantly seeking to improve the quality of the courses we deliver and your feedback provides important information to achieve this goal. Please take a few minutes to let us know about your practice educator learning experience by clicking the button below.



  • Supporting BAME students during practice placement - resources created by students for practice educators: 

Practice Learning Unit

Tel: 01227 923888       


Kelly Wilkinson: Occupational Therapy Placement Lead  

Tel: 01227 923981



Additional information for any courses delivered on campus

Please note that there will be no parking available at the Canterbury Campus for this course. Parking is available in nearby car parks and via the Park and Ride.

Please note the Medway campus is for permit holders only and everyone is advised to park at the Historic Dockyard, a short walk away from the campus. We do not recommend parking at the Dockside shopping centre, as this may incur a fine.

Lunch will not be provided on the course. However, food will be available to purchase on campus from the Touchdown Cafe.

If you have any questions, please contact


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