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Communication Assistive Technology Level 1

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The Communication Assistive Technology Level 1 Credential recognises the specialist knowledge and training required to provide appropriate advice and recommendations related to the communication process and equipment needs for people with disabilities.

How do I become a credentialed assessor for Communication Assistive Technology Level 1?

You must be one of the following health professionals to apply for this category:

Eligible Health Professionals wishing to become a Credentialed Communication Assistive Technology Level 1 EMS Assessor will need to successfully complete requirements as outlined in the Competency Framework via EMS Assessor Online before making a service request to Enable New Zealand.

To apply for this credential you will need to:

  • log in and/or register on EMS Assessor Online and complete the EMS Core Module, see below.
  • to access and complete the online Communication Assistive Technology Level 1 Learning & Development Programme you will need to log in and register on EMS Assessor Online, see below.

  • your supervisor/employer is required to register and log into EMS Assessor Online (see below) to complete the employer declaration for this credentialed category. Click here for a sample of the Communication Assistive Technology Level 1 Employer Declaration.

Ongoing Requirements

The requirements to re-credential for Communication Assistive Technology Level 1 are listed below:

Ministry of Health Re-credentialing Requirements for Communication Assistive Technology Level 1

To apply for re-credentialing, you will need to log into EMS Assessor Online below and apply for the relevant Re-credentialing category.

Reference Material

Click on the link below to access the various documents and reference material available:

Communication Assistive Technology Reference Material

For further information you can call the EMS Assessor Helpline on 0800 171 981

Click on the button below to register/log into EMS Assessor Online

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