What accreditations can I gain?
The accreditation modules you can complete depend on your qualifications or role. Some accreditations only require your employer or supervisor's approval. Other accreditations might require more, such as online modules, short courses or case studies.
Use the links below to find out if you're eligible and what you need to do to get started.
In this section
OTs, speech therapists and some physios can apply to be personal care and household management equipment assessors.
Physiotherapists and some occupational therapists can apply to be an assessor for walking and standing equipment.
Occupational therapists can apply to be an assessor for basic housing modifications.
Ophthalmologists and optometrists can apply to be vision assessors for the children’s spectacle subsidy.
Occupational therapists, optometrists and service coordinators can apply to be vision assistive technology assessors.
Audiologists and audiometrists can apply to be hearing aid assessors. Find out how.
OTs and speech language therapists can train to assess people for communication assistive technology.
Hearing therapists, service coordinators and audiologists can train to assess people for hearing equipment (excluding hearing aids).
Specialist training for occupational therapists in complex housing modifications.
OTs with 2 years' physical rehab experience can train as an assessor for vehicle purchases and modifications.
OTs and physios can train to be assessors for wheelchairs and seating and postural management equipment.
Information for Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand implementing or renewing EMS assessor service accreditation; and for Te Whatu Ora staff applying for accreditation.