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Trusted Assessor

What is a Trusted Assessor? Answer: ‘Trusted Assessor’, when trained, will be able to assess for and prescribe a simple solution or a basic piece of equipment to meet the needs of an individual.

Developed from the competence framework of good practice for Trusted Assessors this course is flexible and capable of being delivered in different settings.

By achieving accreditation as a Trusted Assessor you will have the skills to expedite the provision of low level equipment need by disabled people, older people and their carers to remain as independent as possible and able to manage their own conditions more effectively.

As our workforce is deployed in different ways and new roles are defined the Trusted Assessor accreditation will help to promote confidence and job satisfaction.
By training staff as a trusted assessor highly qualified healthcare professionals can be freed up to assess more complex cases that require their specialised skills.

Target group: healthcare assistants, physiotherapy assistants, occupational therapy assistants, social work assistants, personal or care assistants, driver/fitters , personal assistants employed through direct payments, domiciliary care agencies, stores management companies and equipment providers, the residential care sector, locum agency workers, home improvement agencies, the specialist retail sector, social workers, discharge teams in acute hospital, reablement workers, GP surgery staff.

The Trusted Assessor course uses a set of competencies which can be demonstrated and assessed at level 2 so that delegates achieve a general awareness which will inform the reasoning process which they will use when prescribing standard low level equipment.

The following learning outcomes and assessment criteria can be found by following the links

adobe-pdf-icon-vector_219605Module 1 – Trusted Assessor

adobe-pdf-icon-vector_219605Module 2 – Trusted Assessor

adobe-pdf-icon-vector_219605Module 3 – Trusted Assessor

adobe-pdf-icon-vector_219605Module 4 – Trusted Assessor

Following the course assessment of the employee’s performance must occur in the workplace and observation should be a naturally occurring practice.

There is a homework element which must be passed in order to achieve accreditation as a Trusted Assessor.


Jayne Watson BSc (Hons) Occupational Therapist
Angela Christian BSc (Hons) Occupational Therapist
Chris Cammiss Disability Trainer and Advisor


Burrows House, 10 Priestly Road, Worsley, Manchester, M28 2LY.

Prices and Booking

Cost: £400 + VAT including Open Awards registration and verification.

If you require more information please email training@disabledliving.co.uk.

The course runs over 4 days, the upcoming course dates are:
5th, 6th, 11th, 12th June 2019 FULL.
16th, 17th, 23rd, 24th July 2019 FULL.

4th, 5th, 11th, 12th September 2019 FULL.
7th, 8th, 15th, 16th October 2019

23rd, 24th, 29th 30th October
26th, 27th November, 4th, 5th December 2019


Disabled Living reserves the right to cancel/rearrange course dates. An alternative date or full refund would be offered. In the case of a delegate cancelling the following charges will be incurred:

28 days or less full cost
5 weeks 75% cost
6 weeks 50% cost
7 weeks 25% cost
8 weeks Full refund

Terms and conditions

Please view the Disabled Living terms and conditions document for our training courses.

To book your place on one of the Trusted Assessor Courses, please complete the form below:

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