Level 3 Major Repairs Workshop

Woman repairing brailler.
August 1, 2019 - 8:00am to August 4, 2019 - 5:00pm
Howe Press
Grousbeck Center
97 Fifield St
Watertown, MA 02472
United States
175 North Beacon Street
Watertown, MA 02472

Registration is now closed for this workshop. Next workshops with availability are in Summer 2020. Please email Dan.Roy@Perkins.Org to be placed on a wait list. 

The Level 3 Major Repairs workshop builds upon the Level 1 General Maintenance & Level 2 Minor Repairs Workshop and develops competency in dismantling, troubleshooting, and repairing of Perkins Braillers. Level 1 General Maintenance & Level 2 Minor Repair's is a required prerequisite for this workshop.


  • Remove Right End Plate and all Assemblies down to the Left End Plate
  • Practice Reassembly up to Right End Plate
  • Dismantle Carriage and Stylus and Reassemble
  • Dismantle Rear Support and Reassemble
  • Remove and Reset Chain Assembly
  • Reassemble entire Brailler to good working order
  • Review troubleshooting Guide
  • Overview of Service Manual Utilization
  • Question and Answer session on how to proceed upon completion of training.
  • Certificate Distribution


$800, includes tuition, necessary course materials, daily breakfast, and daily lunch for our four day workshop. At registration, you will be asked whether you’d like to include on-campus housing.

On-campus Housing

On-campus, discounted, dorm-like accommodations can be purchased with each workshop at checkout. Level 3 Major Repairs accommodations include:

  • 4 night stay, non-negotiable
  • Total price of $200
  • Check-in night before workshop (July 31th) at 5:00pm EST
  • Check-out last day of workshop (August 4th) at 8:00am EST

 Learn more about why you should attend, what to expect, and frequently asked questions.


Event Date: 
August 1, 2019 - 8:00am to August 4, 2019 - 5:00pm
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