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TPSM5-Powerchair Control Systems & Programming - Beginners 2 day Course

A two-day course designed to look at the different control systems used on the Sunrise Medical powerchair range: Penny and Giles VR2 and R-net.

A two-day course designed to look at the different control systems used on the Sunrise Medical powerchair range: Penny and Giles VR2 and R-net.

This is a two-day course designed to look at the different control systems used on the Sunrise Medical powered wheelchair range: Penny and Giles VR2 and R-net.

NOTE: PLEASE bring DTT or PC programming software if possible.

Course Objectives: At the end of the course, participants will be able to

  • Use PC software and handheld programmers confidently
  • Alter essential programming parameters to optimise drive performance in response to client needs
  • Diagnose and repair electronic common faults
Intended for:
  • Sunrise Medical dealers
  • Occupational therapists
  • Rehab engineers
  • Clinical scientists
  • Physiotherapists providing powered wheelchairs
  • Field Service Engineers
Day 1:
  • VR2 and R-Net overview
  • Benefits and limitations
  • What you need: programming software, DTT hand-held programming
  • How to access and utilise Web IQ: our online programming database
  • Dealer level programming parameters
  • How to read fault logs and diagnostics functions
 
Day 2: Please note, attendance at Day 1 is a mandatory prerequisite to Day 2
  • VR2 and R-Net case studies
  • Hands-on experience with DTT and PC programming
  • Work in teams and presenting work back to the group
Considering this course?

A one-day follow up course is available on completion of the above course. For more information, please see training module TPSM5/P 'Powerchair Control Systems and Programming - Practical Training' course being held on Tuesday 8th September or Wednesday 9th September 2020.

Available Dates:

24/03/2020

Sunrise Medical Ltd, Head Office, Thorns Road, Brierley Hill, West Midlands. DY5 2LD
Contact: steps@sunmed.co.uk
0845 605 66 88 Option 1-5-3

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Frequently Asked Questions

Please take a look at our STEPS course schedule. Alternatively, please contact us at steps@sunmed.co.uk

Yes of course. Simply give us a call with your specific dietary needs and we will ensure that it is taken into account when ordering food for the day.

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