National code: HLT57415

Diploma of Audiometry

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Overview About this course

Help enhance the lives of others by improving their hearing and bringing rich auditory experiences to those who need it most. This course will provide you with the comprehensive knowledge and skill to take your career further in this important healthcare field.

Outcomes What you'll gain

Learning outcomes

Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:

  • Assess and respond to occupational noise risks

  • Conduct hearing assessments to identify hearing impairment

  • Act and provide solutions based on test results

  • Provide first aid and comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures

Course outcomes

Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.

  • A nationally accredited qualification at Diploma level

  • First Aid certification

  • Experience in testing hearing and prescribing and fitting hearing aids

  • Skills to assess and respond to occupational noise risk

  • Experience in removing ear wax

  • The ability to develop hearing rehabilitation programs

Suitability Is this course right for you?

Entry requirements

This course requires evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol

  • Please check your preferred location for any campus-specific entry requirements.

Entry recommendations

To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:

  • Great people and communication skills

  • Good communication skills

  • Strong teamworking skills

  • An interest in health, wellbeing, hearing and communication

  • The ability to work independently with limited direction

  • Intermediate language, literacy and numeracy skills

TAFE NSW is committed to meeting the learning needs of every community. Meeting these needs can mean there are additional entry requirements at different campus locations. Check your preferred location for further requirements. If you need help preparing for study, contact us to find out how we can support you.

Pathways Future career and study options

Career pathways

Our graduates go onto roles like: Audiometrist (working in medical or industrial contexts)

Study pathways

Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:

Previous study 0 Courses

Begin here to gain experience and confidence in this study area.

The Diploma of Audiometry does not have any pre-requisite courses.

Further study 0 Courses

Advance your skills to take your career to the next level

The Diploma of Audiometry does not have any post-graduate courses.

Related study 0 Courses

Strengthen your expertise and gain specialist skills to expand your employability.

The Diploma of Audiometry does not have any related courses.

Your experience counts

At TAFE NSW, we recognise your previous study and work experience. You can apply for recognition of prior learning or a credit transfer with any of our courses. If you're successful you'll get your qualification faster.

Units Units taught in this course

Courses are made up of a combination of both core and specialty units. In the Diploma of Audiometry qualification, you’ll need to successfully complete 19 Units of competency, including 11 core and 8 speciality units.

Please note, not all specialty units are offered at every TAFE NSW location. It is highly recommended that you check with your preferred campus for information about the specialty units offered at that location.

Core units are central to the job outcomes of a particular industry or occupation. These are the units industry has agreed are essential to be capable and qualified at a particular study level.

  • Establish and manage client relationships CHCCOM006

  • Work with diverse people CHCDIV001

  • Share health information CHCEDU008

  • Work legally and ethically CHCLEG001

TAFE NSW services Facilities and support

TAFE NSW provides support services across all campus locations and online. Whatever your needs or circumstances, we have the people, resources, counselling and facilities to support you in focusing on your studies.

  • TAFE NSW Disability Support Service

  • TAFE NSW Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) support

  • TAFE NSW Aboriginal Support; Learner support (ABE)

  • TAFE NSW Careers, Counselling and Pathways Service

  • TAFE NSW Libraries

  • Scholarship programs – be supported as you explore your talents and fulfil your potential

  • Read&Write literacy and study support software is available free for all TAFE NSW students to use while studying on campus and at home

  • LinkedIn Learning – an online resource which offers innovative courses and tutorials to improve your personal and professional skills

  • Student associations – get social with our student community

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