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.
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
Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.
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
This course requires evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol
Please check your preferred location for any campus-specific entry requirements.
To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:
Great people skills
Good communication skills
Strong teamworking skills
An interest in health and wellbeing
An interest in 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.
Our graduates go onto roles like: Audiometrist (working in medical or industrial contexts)
Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:
The Diploma of Audiometry does not have any pre-requisite courses.
The Diploma of Audiometry does not have any post-graduate courses.
The Diploma of Audiometry does not have any related courses.
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.
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.
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.
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