Certificate IV in Audiometric Assessment

HLT41312

Course Overview

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Description

This qualification covers workers who perform hearing screenings and assessments to identify hearing impairment and to take appropriate action. This action may include referral for further audiological or medical assessment; coordinating programs for the prevention of hearing loss; and/or care management and education programs.

Workers in this area work in the area of medical or industrial provision of audiometric assessments. They may work in ear nose and throat specialist clinics, audiology or audiometry practices, Industrial settings or community and regional health settings.

Workers at this level do not prescribe or dispense hearing aids and are not qualified to work as independent practitioners.

This qualification is suited to Australian Apprenticeship pathways.

Occupational titles for these workers may include:

  • Audiometrist
  • Screening Audiometrist
  • Student Outcomes

    Students who graduate from VET courses are surveyed approximately 6 months after they have completed their training. For more information on the statistics provided in this section, including the different levels (course, field of education, all fields of education) of data available please select the Learn more button below.

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    Satisfied with Training

    Percentage of graduates in the Health field who were satisfied with the training (Certificate IV).

    Improved Work Status

    Percentage of graduates in the Health field who started/expanded a business or who have a new job, more highly skilled work, a promotion or higher pay (Certificate IV).

    Salary

    The middle of the range of salaries earned by graduates in the Health field starting their first ever full-time job after graduating (Certificate IV).

    Jobs

    Graduates of the Health field (Certificate IV) are most often employed as:

    Community and Personal Service Workers

    30.5%

    Community and Personal Service Workers
    Technicians and Trades Workers

    17.9%

    Technicians and Trades Workers
    Professionals

    17.7%

    Professionals

    Industries

    Graduates of the Health field (Certificate IV) are most often employed in:

    Health Care and Social Assistance

    36.8%

    Health Care and Social Assistance
    Construction

    10.3%

    Construction
    Professional, Scientific and Technical Services

    9.1%

    Professional, Scientific and Technical Services

    All statistics are supplied by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research.

    Financial Assistance

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    There are programs for all kinds of students; apprentices and trainees, new job starters, those re-entering the workforce, retraining for a new job or upgrading their skills for an existing job.

     

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    Subsidised Training

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    Unfortunately, no subsidies are currently available for this course.

    VET Student Loans

    Certain courses are eligible for a VET Student Loan from the Australian Government to assist students with paying tuition fees. The initial debt amount (including the loan fee, if applicable) plus indexation must be paid back once the loan recipient starts earning over a certain amount. Compulsory repayment threshold information is available on the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) website.

    Australian Apprenticeships


    Australian Apprenticeships (also known as apprenticeships and traineeships) combine work with training in a nationally recognised qualification. Australian Apprenticeships are available to anyone of working age and offer opportunities to learn new skills and be paid in over 500 different jobs.

    Unfortunately, this qualification is not currently available as an Australian Apprenticeship.


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