Audiometrist Refresher Course

Course Dates

  • Registration closes 19 April 2024 for May 2024 Course
Onsite training:
13 May 2024 Gauteng
27 June 2024 Cape Town
21 October 2024 Gauteng

 

eLearning course:
8 January 2024 8 February 2024 Completed
5 August 2024 5 September 2024

PURPOSE

The audiometrist refresher course is intended for persons who is responsible for conducting audiometric screening tests in an occupational setting. As a practicing audiometrist it is imperative to stay up to date with changes in legislation and standards. Therefore, it is recommended that all audiometrists attend a refresher course every two years.

The refresher course is a summary of the audiometrist course, which was developed based on the SAQA unit standard 252126. After completion of the audiometrist refresher course the student will have updated skills and knowledge in the field of occupational audiometry and will be informed of the current relevant legislation and standards.

OUTCOMES

After the completion of the course the student will be able to:

  • Prepare for an audiometric screening.
  • Conduct an audiometric screening test on adults.
  • Interpret, evaluate, record and report the audiometric screening test results of adults.
  • Conduct screening of adults in occupational health settings, under the supervision of an occupational health practitioner or audiologist.
  • Apply the current legislations, regulations and standards in the field of audiometry.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Persons who have completed a short course in audiometry and received a certificate of competence in occupational audiometry.

TRAINING FORMATS

Onsite training: Students will attend a one-day course which includes a theoretical and practical session. The course concludes with a theoretical and practical assignment.

eLearning (self-study): Upon registration students will have access to the online course material for two weeks. During this time students have to complete the course material and the assignments.

 

Who should apply?

Audiometrists

Why apply?

To stay up to date within the field of occupational audiometry and with changes in the regulations and legislation.

How much does it cost?

Onsite training:
R2,100.00 per person
(travel and accommodation for the person’s own account)

eLearning course:
R1,800.00 per person