29 Apr -29 Apr
Online and Trafford Hospital

The course aims to provide the underpinning knowledge and understanding that is required by an Audiology Assistant and Dispensing Assistant.

(NHS Agenda for change pay band 2 or 3 staff/ Apprenticeship levels 2 or 3)

This course is BSA accredited for Audiometry and Tympanometry, and Otoscopy and impression taking (over 5 years) and certificates are awarded on successful completion of the practical exams.

The Course will be held online for the theoretical modules and theoretical exam. Practical modules and exam will be held on site at Trafford Hospital

The course covers the following:

  • Anatomy, physiology and pathology of the ear.
  • Acoustics, causes and disability of hearing loss, tinnitus.
  • Audiometry and diagnostic tests of hearing.
  • Hearing devices and technology, rehabilitation, servicing, and repairs.
  • Revision and written theoretical exam
  • Practical module covering audiometry, tympanometry, hearing aid programming and troubleshooting, otoscopy and impression taking. Practical exam day 2

The total cost of this course is £1700, this includes theoretical and practical assessments. Candidates that wish to attend selected days or specific modules only, please contact us for costs.

The practical assessment can be taken the following year if needed.  Any previous course attendees can apply to take the practical assessment following completion of the workbook. Please contact for cost.

Place will be available on payment of fees.

Closing Date: 29th April 2022.

Please ring if you are unsure about securing funding prior to the closing date.

Kathryn Lewis (Hon Secretary NWSA) e-mail: Kathryn.lewis@mft.nhs.uk

Audiology Department, Withington Community Hospital, Nell Lane, West Didsbury, Manchester, M20 2LR

Please complete this Booking Form and return to Kath Woolley: Kath.woolley@mcht.nhs.uk