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Affordable Occupational Therapy Aide training

Are you trustworthy and compassionate with a love of helping others? As an occupational therapy aide, you could spend your days assisting therapists in teaching patients the skills that will improve their quality of life as they recover from injuries or illnesses.

With our Occupational Therapy Aide training, you’ll learn everything from the history of the field and medical terminology to the duties of a rehabilitation team and safety in a healthcare setting. And, as one of the most affordable and flexible online programs of its kind, you can study within your budget and graduate in as few as four months.

Online Occupational Therapy Aide Course Curriculum

Our online Occupational Therapy Aide Training Program can help you take the first steps toward a career in the healthcare industry. Through self-paced courses, you’ll cover foundational skills that can help prepare you for an entry-level job a an occupational therapy aide. Your classes include:

  • Medical and Body Systems Terminology
  • Occupational Therapy Fundamentals
  • Occupational Therapy Framework and Workplace Safety
  • Workplace Behavior, Occupational Therapy Equipment, and Treatment Strategies

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What you get

  • Textbook: Introduction to Occupational Therapy
  • A Hip Kit of items used to assist patients with a variety of tasks post surgery
  • Student Portal dashboard for instant access to lessons and support
  • Learning Resource Center online libraries and labs
  • ProQuest® digital access to thousands of sources for research
  • An active online community of fellow students, staff, and grads

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Job opportunities

As an occupational therapy aide, you'll help patients develop, recover, improve, and maintain skills essential for daily life and work. Positions exist in hospitals, nursing care facilities, occupational therapists' offices, and many other professional settings. This is also a fast-growing discipline: the U.S. Department of Labor predicts an incredible 25% growth in the job market by 2031, with a median salary of $61,520*.



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Help patients re-learn essential skills so they can regain their independence after illness or injury.


Start with basic skills and experience as an aide in order to pursue professional growth in the field.


Frequently asked questions

You may be taking your first steps into higher education. Or you may be considering online study for the first time. Whatever your situation, we're here to guide you through the process and answer any questions you have.

There is great demand for the specialized skills you will learn in our occupational therapy aide school. Our online occupational therapy aide program is designed to prepare you to assist professional occupational therapists in rehabilitation centers, medical clinics, hospitals, and other medical settings.

All graduates keep access to their accounts on the Ashworth College Central Network, an online toolkit that provides step-by-step guidance through resume templates, cover letters, thank you letters, and more. As a student, you will interact with the Ashworth College Central Network throughout your lessons to make you comfortable with the tools and prepare you to make a good impression on potential employers once you've graduated!

We allow you up to one year from the date of your enrollment to complete your Occupational Therapy Aide training. A self-paced, flexible study schedule is one of the many benefits of pursuing your education at Ashworth College.

Related programs

Our Occupational Therapy Aide training is just one of the programs we have to offer in the healthcare sphere. You might also be interested in:

State requirements

A career in this field may require you to meet certain licensing, training, and other requirements that can vary by vocation and state. You should check with your state, local government, and/or licensing board to find out which requirements may be applicable in your state. Click here for contact information on state licensing/regulatory boards and certain professional licensing information.

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