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The DMERT Group

  • The DMERT Group is a non-profit set up to manage the development and guiding principles of the certification as a whole
  • The board of directors is designed to allow for as much industry partnership and collaborative development as possible
  • The board of directors the direction for the certification requirements, testing standards, and CEU requirements through the life of the certificate 
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Certification Information

DMERT Certification is the principle of creating a standard or benchmark of knowledge and skills each technician must possess and demonstrate.

DMERT Certification has three levels of training and skill requirement:

LEVEL 1: Basic medical equipment from walkers and manual wheelchairs to hospital beds, scooters and Group 2 consumer power chairs. Click here to learn more about DMERT- approved Level 1 courses.

LEVEL 2: CRT manual wheelchairs, Group 3 power chairs and basic seating adjustments and installation. Click here to learn more about DMERT-approved Level 2 courses.  

LEVEL 3: Technician trainer able to teach in community colleges or other approved training venue. DMERT- approved Level 3 courses are coming soon.

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Certification Value

There is value in having DMERT Certified Technicians on your team.

  • A DMERT Certified Technician is trained to troubleshoot an equipment repair more accurately, resulting in fewer field trips, saving fleet expenses and man-hours.
  • DMERT Certification shows dedication to knowledgeable, quality client services, setting your business apart from the competition.
  • A DMERT Certified Technician can improve client safety thru quality work and repair, potentially decreasing your company's liability.
  • The DMERT Certification program provides improved ability to determine a career path for potential technicians seeking employment.
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Technician Training & Education

There are multiple training opportunities and options for the CEU/CEC requirements and certification exams.

  • U.S. Rehab Tech Training: Four times a year U.S. Rehab travels throughout the United States providing a two-day, hands-on intensive tech training program led by multiple major manufacturer instructors  and offering up to 16 CECs (1.6 CEUs). Click here to learn more.
  • DMERT- Approved Courses: The DMERT Group offers two different course bundles of education, dedicated to the standardized training guidelines. Click here to learn more.
  • Online Education: U.S. Rehab and the major manufacturers offer online classes that qualify as DMERT-approved courses.  Click here to learn more.
  • DMERT Certification Exams: These hands-on competency exams are held four times a year throughout the country adjunct to U.S. Rehab Tech Training events. Additional DMERT Certification Exams are held as needed.