Studying through an apprenticeship route allows you to study while you are employed. Most apprenticeships involve learning at a college or university on a release basis from your employer. Assessment occurs through formal educational assessment, conventional ‘on the job’ and ‘off the job’ learning. Apprentices are assigned an educator in practice and in education, both of whom support and review their progress, development and skills.
Audiology apprenticeships currently offer a route to registration as a Hearing Aid Audiologist with HCPC (2020).
The Apprenticeship standard can be found at the institute for apprenticeships:
As an apprentice you’ll:
Apprenticeships take 1 to 5 years to complete depending on their level.
You can apply for an apprenticeship while you’re still at school. To start one, you’ll need to be:
There are 3 steps to applying for an apprenticeship.
The National Careers Service has advice on writing applications and what to do at interviews.