As a credentialed Vehicle Purchase & Modifications assessor you can recommend solutions related to:
the purchase of an appropriate vehicle
driver and passenger safety
vehicle modifications and equipment.
At level 2 of this credential you may assess people who need any of the following to drive a vehicle safely:
modifications to secondary controls
a cognitive function or on-road assessment to determine safety to drive.
Completing an optional module (Drive from wheelchair or joystick technology) allows you to assess people who may need any of the following:
a ramp hoist or other vehicle adaptation to access the vehicle while seated in a wheelchair
a wheelchair docking system
a swing away back support
custom lateral supports
Who is eligible?
Occupational therapists who hold a level 1 credential in vehicle purchase and modifications can apply for this credential.
What are the accreditation requirements?
The competency framework sets out the pathway to gaining the level 2 credential.
You train under supervision, completing a case study and two assessments. Your supervisor completes an online declaration.
You need access to a wheelchair and seating assessor.
Where to start?
You will need to:
find a supervisor (contact us if you need help)
apply for provisional accreditation (Vehicle Purchase & Modifications Level 2) in EMS Assessor Online.
When you have met all the requirements you can apply to add the credential to your assessor account.
When does this accreditation expire?
This accreditation is valid for three years. Learn more about when and how to renew your level 1 credential:
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