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Become an Assistive Technology Mentor

Help others discover greater independence through equipment and technology

Only seven scholarships available – unique opportunity to gain a Certificate IV in Assistive Technology Mentoring – apply today for 2020!

Could you be an Assistive Technology Mentor?

RockyBay, in conjunction with Assistive Technology Australia, is pleased to announce the Certificate IV in Assistive Technology Mentoring will be again running from February 2020.

This course aims to provide participants with the knowledge and skills to perform as an Assistive Technology Mentor. Assistive Technology Mentors assist and support people with disability and/or carers to make informed choices about their assistive technology and home modification needs.

To be considered for this course, you will be a person who:

  • Lives with a disability
  • Has experience using some assistive technology
  • Has a passion for equipment/technology
  • Has a passion for helping others
  • Is an excellent communicator
  • Has access to a personal computer or laptop and internet connection on a regular basis
  • Is able to attend 23 days of training in the Perth metro area over the duration of the course

Seven scholarships are available for successful applicants, which cover fees relating to this course. The value of the course is approx. $8,500 per person.

How to apply

With just seven scholarships worth over $8,000 each available, competition will be high. If you are a perfect match for the selection criteria, please ensure your application stands out.

Please apply in writing to Amy Savourey, by email [email protected] or post to Rocky Bay, 15 Chessell Drive, Duncraig WA, 6023.

Applications must close Monday 2 December 2019.

Please include your full contact details, resume and answer these questions:

  1. What experience do you have in using equipment and technology, either for yourself or somebody you care for?
  2. Why are you interested in becoming an Assistive Technology Mentor and what makes you a perfect candidate?
  3. The course requires a significant commitment in terms of your time, availability and ability to travel in 2020 – how will you manage this commitment, and what support requirements would you need?
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