APPLE scheme

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'As a mentor, you develop your skills and understanding to grow, flourish, educate and guide students to become more accomplished occupational therapists. We nurture the fruit.' Laura Marshall, OT

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Become a Practice Placement Educator (PPE) and shape the occupational therapy profession of tomorrow. By becoming accredited with APPLE, you demonstrate that you are committed to providing quality placement opportunities to students, whilst evidencing your own commitment to CPD and lifelong learning.
PPEs who are APPLE accredited demonstrate commitment to the six learning outcomes recognised nationally by AHPs - Teaching, Learning, Support, Assessment, Quality and Evidence.

Become APPLE accredited

  1. Choose an HEI
  2. Choose a route - taught or experiential
  3. Make contact with the Practice Placement Tutor


Become re-accredited with APPLE

  1. Update your membership details on the database
  2. Contact your HEI
  3. Complete and submit the relevant documentation

If you are not a member and would like to accredit with the APPLE scheme, please join COT