Practice Placement Educators

Welcome to the Occupational Therapy Practice Placement Educator information page at Brunel University London.

At Brunel we run two OT programmes, the BSc (3 year) and pre-registration MSc (2 year). Placements are organised by the Placements Team working alongside the Year Leads. We place students in a variety of settings in and around London. These settings include the NHS, Local Government, charities and private organisations. We also place students in role emerging placements where there is no OT based on site and where supervision is provided by a 'long arm' supervisor.

We run a two day Practice Placement Educator's course (free of charge) for those who are interested in taking OT students. Please see below for further details. We also provide a half day briefing for educators prior to the placement starting. This focuses on the educational objectives for the specific placement, the student assessment procedures and the communication channels with the university. Following the placement all educators are invited to a de brief which is an opportunity for the educators to network with each other and share any learning. The briefings and de briefings are run by the Practice Placement Manager and Year Leads. 

Thank you for your interest in taking OT students from Brunel University London.

Practice Placement Educators Courses

If you would like to register please contact Ann Haddock, Placement Administrator. Her email address is


Tuesday and Wednesday, 11-12 September 2017

Wednesday, 8 November 2017

Monday, 8 January 2018

Wednesday, 14 March 2018

Thursday, 19 July 2018

Word document iconCourse application form

Registering to offer student placements

Occupational Therapy student placements in the London area are organised using an online database the Placement Management Partnership.  To register your interest in offering student placements, please email

Word document iconPMP Information sheet


Brunel Practice Placement Team

OT Practice Placement Manager: Diane Ellison –

Placements Administrator: Ann Haddock –



Current Practice Placement Educators

Word document iconPlacement Dates 2017-2018

PDF document icon Practice Placement Educator's Handbook

Word document iconBriefing and De Briefing dates 2017

Word document iconBriefing and De Briefing dates 2018

APPLE accreditation


APPLE assignment Foundations of Practice Placement Education module 3215

Word document iconReferencing Guide- details to follow

Word document iconReading list- details to follow


APPLE reaccreditation


Continuous Personal and Professional Development opportunities

Seminars/ lectures/ master classes


Page last updated: Monday 11 September 2017