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Vehicle Purchase & Modifications Level 1

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The Vehicle Purchase and Modifications Credential recognises that Occupational Therapists undertaking driving assessment and rehabilitation requires specialist knowledge and training. This knowledge allows the therapist to provide appropriate advice and recommendations related to driving safety, driving techniques, vehicle modifications and equipment needs.

How do I become a credentialed assessor for Vehicle Purchase & Modifications Level 1?

You must be the following health professional to apply for this category:

Eligible Health Professionals wishing to become a Credentialed Vehicle Purchase & Modifications 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.

Vehicle Assessors are required to have linkages with a Wheelchair and Seating Level 1 Assessor as per the Indicators for Liaison between Vehicle Assessors and Wheelchair and Seating Assessors.

To apply for this credential you will need to:

  • log in and register on EMS Assessor Online and complete the EMS Core Module, see below.

Ongoing Requirements

The requirements to re-credential for Vehicle Purchase & Modifications Level 1 are listed below:

Ministry of Health Re-credentialing Requirements for Vehicle Purchase & Modifications 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:

Vehicle Purchase & Modifications 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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