Diploma of Audiometry - HLT57415


Type of institution: TAFE Institute
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 00591E

This qualification reflects the role of audiometrists who conduct hearing assessments to identify hearing impairment and take appropriate action based on the test results. They may refer clients for further audiological or medical assessment, and be involved in care management and education programs. At this level, audiometrists also prescribe and dispense hearing aids and/or other listening devices to assist in hearing rehabilitation. Audiometrists may work in medical or industrial contexts or as independent practitioners.No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.


  • Remove cerumen
  • Promote innovation in a team environment
  • Facilitate the empowerment of older people
  • Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
  • Work with diverse people
  • Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
  • Conduct play audiometry
  • Develop work priorities
  • Dispense hearing devices
  • Promote products and services
  • Confirm physical health status
  • Assess and respond to occupational noise risk
  • Contribute to assessment
  • Provide work skill instruction
  • Assess competence
  • Plan assessment activities and processes
  • Plan, organise and deliver group-based learning
  • Research and apply evidence to practice
  • Develop and implement individual hearing rehabilitation programs
  • Deliver and monitor a service to customers
  • Maintain work health and safety
  • Contribute to effective workplace relationships
  • Lead effective workplace relationships
  • Organise workplace information
  • Plan, organise and facilitate learning in the workplace
  • Work legally and ethically
  • Analyse and present research information
  • Provide first aid
  • Establish and manage client relationships
  • Share health information
  • Process reusable medical devices and equipment
  • Assess hearing

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
OTEN (Open Training Education Network) No
  • Online/Off-campus : 2 years

Fee comments

Campuses: OTEN (Open Training Education Network).

**PAYMENT OPTIONS AND ASSISTANCE**This course is approved for a Commonwealth VET Student Loan (VSL). If you meet the VSL eligibility and academic suitability requirements, you are able to apply to the Commonwealth for a loan to cover all or part of your course fee. We will ask you whether you would like to apply for a VET Student Loan when you enrol and advise you of the process. Find out more about [VET Student Loans](https://www.tafensw.edu.au/vet-student-loans).Direct payment by Unit of Study instalments is available for this course. The Units of Study and associated fees for this course are detailed below. Fees are charged on the census day for each Unit of Study. To secure a loan for part or all of your course, you must be eligible and submit a valid application to the Commonwealth for a VET Student Loan. You may withdraw prior to the census date without incurring a fee.

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