Hearing Aid
Service and Maintenance

REGISTER BEFORE

  • Register by 1 July 2024 for August 2024 Workshop
Course Dates
19 February 2024 20 February 2024 Completed
28 June 2024 29 June 2024 Cape Town
19 August 2024 20 August 2024 Gauteng

 

PURPOSE

To equip persons in acquiring adequate understanding and practical skills pertaining to the maintenance, cleaning and troubleshooting of earmoulds and hearing aids, through a two-day practical workshop.

ADMISSIONS

Ideal candidates are persons working in audiology practices as receptionists or front desk staff. This course is also suitable for new audiologists seeking improved skills in cleaning and maintenance of earmoulds and hearing aids.

Application requirements:

  • Access to a laptop (including webcam and microphone), with high-speed internet.
  • Access to an audiology practice in order to complete a portfolio of evidence.
  • The programme is offered in English and candidates must have the ability to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and through writing.

COURSE STRUCTURE & DELIVERY

The course consists of theoretical and practical modules. Students will need to do pre-reading before attending the practical workshop. The course, however, focuses more on the practical applications of the theoretical knowledge.

Assessments primarily focus on the application of knowledge and practical skills. A theoretical and practical examination, along with a portfolio of evidence, need to be completed in order to receive a certificate of completion.

PROGRAMME OUTLINE & DURATION

The pre-reading material will be available online, two weeks before the two-day practical workshop. After the conclusion of the practical workshop, students will need to complete and submit a portfolio of evidence within one month. A certificate of completion will be issued once all relevant learning activities are completed successfully.

PROGRAMME FEES

Programme fees are due at registration and include all learning material and practical workshop sessions (including refreshments and lunch).

Laptop, any associated data costs as well as travel and accommodation (in reference to the practical workshop) are excluded.

MODULES

Introduction to audiology
Introduction to hearing aids
Introduction to hearing aid cleaning, maintenance and troubleshooting
Practical sessions

ENQUIRIES

For more information or to register, feel free to contact us.

Katri Mulder
Training Facilitator
katri.mulder@eduplextraining.com

What will I learn:

Practical skills on cleaning, maintenance and troubleshooting of hearing aids. It also includes retubing and modifying of earmoulds, exchanging filters, and doing listening checks on hearing aids.

Who should apply:

Persons working in audiology practices, or special education schools where there is an established hearing healthcare facility.

How long will I study:

The pre-reading material will be available online, two weeks before the two-day practical workshop. After the conclusion of the two-day practical workshop, students will need to complete and submit a portfolio of evidence within one month.

How much does it cost:

R3,500.00 per person

REGISTRATION DATES/STUDENT INTAKE

Register by 10 May 2024 for June 2024 workshop.
Register by 1 July 2024 for August 2024 workshop.

ACCESS TO PRE-READING MATERIAL

15 June 2024
5 August 2024

TWO-DAY PRACTICAL WORKSHOP

28 – 29 June 2024
19 – 20 August 2024