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Student Membership £7.29 per month

Frequently asked questions relating to membership of BAOT

How do I decide what type of membership is best for me?

Please read the following to find out the correct category of membership for you. A brief list of the membership benefits for each category can be found in the "Join Here" booklet or on the BAOT website.


It's your badge of excellence.



TaxRelief 2013 04 onwards

Submitted by cmiller on Mon, 24/11/2014 - 14:16
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BAOT Malpractice and Public Liability Insurance October 2014 to September 2015

Submitted by cmiller on Mon, 13/10/2014 - 14:45

Renewing your BAOT membership is worth it now more than ever

Submitted by cmiller on Wed, 02/07/2014 - 09:35

Renewal forms will be sent out to all existing BAOT members by the end of September in time for the renewal process which begins on 1 October 2011. If you pay for your BAOT membership by Direct Debit you don't need to do anything because your membership will be automatically renewed, unless you notify us otherwise. 

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Students: when should you upgrade to BAOT professional member status?

Submitted by amickel on Mon, 29/04/2013 - 13:47

The transition from student life to practising professional is a big milestone in the life of every OT, but how can you make sure that this isn’t the end of your development?

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Join the march for A Future That Works

Submitted by amickel on Thu, 27/09/2012 - 10:17

The British Association of Occupational Therapists is supporting the TUC-led March on 20 October, titled A Future That Works. BAOT will be represented by Unison and joined by a number of trade unions.


New member benefit with access to the American Journal of Occupational Therapy

Submitted by Andrew Brown on Fri, 10/08/2012 - 09:42

We are delighted to announce that members can now benefit from even more high quality reading to inform their practice or study, with access to the American Journal of Occupational Therapy (AJOT).


Last chance to do our Membership survey - a ‘must do’ for members says Chief Executive

Submitted by Andrew Brown on Mon, 26/03/2012 - 11:25

The deadline for completing the BAOT/COT Membership Survey has been extended until 1 April. Don’t delay and take this final chance to have your say before April Fool’s Day!

All participants will have the chance to enter a prize draw for an iPad2 or one of our training courses.

Julia Scott, COT Chief Executive, said: "This is a must-do for members and a real chance to influence the future work of your professional body.”