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An occupational therapist works with a client to help them achieve a fulfilled and satisfied state in life through the use of "purposeful activity or interventions designed to achieve functional outcomes.

How to become an OT

What personality do I need?

Personally, you should enjoy working with people and should know how to think "outside the box". You should be prepared to work long and irregular hours in order to work client orientated. You should be prepared to work within an inter-professional team. A healthy lifestyle is also important.

Ultimately, you require the subject choices and performance in school to qualify for acceptance to university. You can contact the universities of your preference to acquire these standards.
Education & Qualification
The curriculum of study for a four year Bachelor of Science Degree in occupational therapy must include a minimum of 1000 hours of a combination of clinical practical work, service training and fieldwork, completed during the final two years of study.
Where can I study?
  University of Namibia
South Africa 
    University of Cape Town. Bachelor of Occupational Therapy.
    University of KwaZulu-Natal. Bachelor of Occupational Therapy
    University of Limpopo. Bachelor of Occupational Therapy
    University of Stellenbosch
    University of the Free State
    University of the Western Cape
    University of the Witwatersrand