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Notice: The 2024 Annual Learning Plan is now available in the COTO Portal.
Set your goals and come back to describe their impact by October 31, 2024.

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Quality Assurance Program Requirements

Annual Learning Plan 

Each year, registrants will complete a learning plan to support continuing competence. This plan combines the elements of the self assessment and professional development plan into one activity.

A learning plan reflects the Competencies for Occupational Therapists in Canada. This activity aims to focus on growth and the impact of new learning.

Release date: April 30, 2024

Due date: October 31st, 2024

Annual eLearning Module 

This online module promotes continuous learning by identifying changes and challenges within occupational therapy practice. The training enables the growth of knowledge, skills, and judgment and is often presented as scenario-based learning.

Modules help occupational therapists to apply the Competencies, the Code of Ethics, and Standard for Practice to everyday practice. Each year data is collected from the College programs help to inform future topics.

Release date: June 2024 

Due date: October 31st, 2024


Both the Annual Learning Plan and the Annual eLearning Module are due every October 31st.

Occupational therapists have a professional responsibility to manage the due dates and complete their requirements on time. The Quality Assurance Committee reviews registrants that are not meeting the requirements.

Extensions or Exemptions

If you require an extension or would like to request an exemption, please submit the Quality Assurance Request Form.