Career Choices Day
Explore your interests, gain career advice and get help choosing the right programme for you at Career Choices Day. This event is a great opportunity to receive career guidance and learn about pathway options.
Students in this programme will learn to assess and treat people who, because of illness, injury or circumstance, are limited in their ability to undertake daily activities.
Students will study occupational therapy theory on campus, with the practice components of the programme being applied during field work placements.
The programme is delivered at Wintec, on the Hamilton City Campus, by Otago Polytechnic tutors.
This qualification leads to registration to practise as an occupational therapist in New Zealand, and is recognised by the World Federation of Occupational Therapists.
International students will be individually assessed to ensure they meet degree-level entry requirements. All students (international and domestic) for whom English is not a first language:
To check what you need to gain entry to a course, review the entry criteria available on each programme page. These assist you in understanding what qualifications or experience are typically required to gain entry. You can contact our team at firstname.lastname@example.org or 0800 2 Wintec at any time for further guidance.
Are you ready for your first day of class? Check out your start date and where you need to be. You can also find useful information about studying at Wintec on our welcome page.
Tēnei te mihi mahana ki a koe e piki nei, e kake nei ki te Kuratini o Waikato.
You are warmly invited to attend the official welcome to Wintec for all new students, staff and whānau (family) at either our marae, Te Kōpū Mānia o Kirikiriroa or Rotokauri campus. The pōwhiri is a welcoming ceremony involving mihimihi (speeches), waiata (singing), and will conclude with kai timotimo (light refreshments). Please gather at the campus hubs, and a staff member will guide you through our pōwhiri.
Click here to find out when the next pōwhiri will be.
If your programme requires you to have access to textbooks, these can be purchased through a range of suppliers listed below:
New Zealand-based suppliers
General book suppliers
The Wintec Prospectus (otherwise known as a course guide) outlines everything you need to know about Wintec. It contains information about the Wintec campuses, student life, and the programmes that are on offer.
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