25 Sep -27 Sep
Trafford Hospital, Manchester


Commencing September 2024

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 at Trafford Hospital, Manchester on the following dates:

25th – 27th September
15th – 17th October
16th – 18th December
29th – 31st January 2025
27th – 28th February 2025

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 including tympanometry.
  • Hearing devices and technology, rehabilitation, servicing, and repairs, hearing aid programming and troubleshooting, otoscopy and impression taking.
  • Revision day, plus a day of theoretical and practical exams

The total cost of this course is £1800, 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: 30th August 2024.  Please ring if you are unsure about securing funding prior to the closing date.

Kathryn Lewis (Hon Secretary NWSA) e-mail: lewiskathryn02@gmail.com

NWSA e-mail: NWSA2020@outlook.com

Download and complete the booking form here: NWSA Booking Form