April 15, 2018
You are invited to a two-day event by BIHIMA (The British Irish Hearing Instrument Manufacturers Association), at the superb conference facilities at Edgbaston Stadium in Birmingham, on 11 – 12 May 2018. The event has been designed for audiologists and all within the hearing and healthcare sector to hear from the experts about the ever increasing role of technology in improving the lives of people with hearing loss.
The speaker programme includes the futurologist and “historian of the future” Dr James Bellini, Nicola Palmarini, a leading researcher for IBM in the role of artificial intelligence in healthy ageing and Curtis Alcock, founder of the online hearing think tank Audira. This exciting line-up will be combined with an interactive workshop programme, delivered in partnership with BSHAA who will be awarding CPD points for attendance.
To download the agenda and register for the conference visit https://www.bihima.com/conference.
April 15, 2018
1. Find your apprenticeship provider
Looking for an apprenticeship provider? The Institute for Apprenticeship provides information for employers and apprentices and is a good starting point to explore if this is the right option for you. Their website (https://www.instituteforapprenticeships.org/) holds a register of the approved apprenticeship standards and links to providers.
For information on the Level 2, 4 and 6 Healthcare Science apprenticeship standards see below.
Level 2 apprenticeship: https://www.instituteforapprenticeships.org/apprenticeship-standards/healthcare-science-assistant/
Level 4 apprenticeship: https://www.instituteforapprenticeships.org/apprenticeship-standards/healthcare-science-associate/
Level 6 apprenticeship: https://www.instituteforapprenticeships.org/apprenticeship-standards/healthcare-science-practitioner-degree/
In the right hand corner of each of the weblinks above you will see a link to apprenticeship providers who delivers the standard. This will take you to a separate website where you can search for providers in your area by using your postcode.