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Hearing Care Assistant (HCA) Course

This intensive course is designed for Audiology HCA’s to develop the core competency knowledge and skills to enable them to confidently support routine services. For brand-new HCA’s, or HCA’s wishing to expand their knowledge and skills.

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  • 07 May
    3 Months - (5 attendance blocks)
    Oxfordshire
    Session information
    Sessions
    Week 1 - Tuesday
    Tue 07 May 09:00 - Tue 07 May 16:00
    Oxfordshire
    Week 1 - Wednesday
    Wed 08 May 09:00 - Wed 08 May 16:00
    Oxfordshire
    Week 1 - Thursday
    Thu 09 May 09:00 - Thu 09 May 16:00
    Oxfordshire
    Week 2 - Tuesday
    Tue 28 May 09:00 - Tue 28 May 16:00
    Oxfordshire
    Week 2 - Wednesday
    Wed 29 May 09:00 - Wed 29 May 16:00
    Oxfordshire
    Week 2 - Thursday
    Thu 30 May 09:00 - Thu 30 May 14:00
    Oxfordshire
    Week 3 - Monday
    Mon 17 Jun 10:00 - Mon 17 Jun 16:00
    Oxfordshire
    Week 3 - Tuesday
    Tue 18 Jun 09:00 - Tue 18 Jun 16:00
    Oxfordshire
    Week 3 - Wednesday
    Wed 19 Jun 09:00 - Wed 19 Jun 16:00
    Wombourne
    Week 3 - Thursday
    Thu 20 Jun 08:30 - Thu 20 Jun 15:30
    Wombourne
    Revision Week - Monday
    Mon 08 Jul 10:00 - Mon 08 Jul 16:00
    Oxfordshire
    Revision Week - Tuesday
    Tue 09 Jul 09:00 - Tue 09 Jul 16:00
    Oxfordshire
    Revision Week - Wednesday
    Wed 10 Jul 09:00 - Wed 10 Jul 16:00
    Oxfordshire
    Revision Week - Thursday
    Thu 11 Jul 09:00 - Thu 11 Jul 14:00
    Oxfordshire
    Assessment week - Monday (am))
    Mon 22 Jul 09:00 - Mon 22 Jul 12:00
    Oxfordshire
    Assessment week - Monday (pm)
    Mon 22 Jul 13:00 - Mon 22 Jul 16:00
    Oxfordshire
    Assessment week - Tuesday (am))
    Tue 23 Jul 09:00 - Tue 23 Jul 12:00
    Oxfordshire
    Assessment week - Tuesday (pm)
    Tue 23 Jul 13:00 - Tue 23 Jul 16:00
    Oxfordshire
    Assessment week - Wednesday (am))
    Wed 24 Jul 09:00 - Wed 24 Jul 12:00
    Oxfordshire
    Assessment week - Wednesday (pm)
    Wed 24 Jul 13:00 - Wed 24 Jul 16:00
    Oxfordshire
    • £3,045.00 excl. VAT
  • 13 May
    3 Months ( 5 attandence blocks)
    Chester
    Session information
    Sessions
    Week 1 - Monday
    Mon 13 May 12:00 - Mon 13 May 16:00
    Chester
    Week 1 - Tuesday
    Tue 14 May 09:00 - Tue 14 May 16:00
    Chester
    Week 1 - Wednesday
    Wed 15 May 09:00 - Wed 15 May 16:00
    Chester
    Week 1 - Thursday
    Thu 16 May 09:00 - Thu 16 May 14:00
    Chester
    Week 2 - Monday
    Mon 03 Jun 10:00 - Mon 03 Jun 16:00
    Chester
    Week 2 - Tuesday
    Tue 04 Jun 09:00 - Tue 04 Jun 16:00
    Chester
    Week 2 - Wednesday
    Wed 05 Jun 09:00 - Wed 05 Jun 16:00
    Chester
    Week 2 - Thursday
    Thu 06 Jun 09:00 - Thu 06 Jun 14:00
    Chester
    Week 3 - Monday
    Mon 24 Jun 10:00 - Mon 24 Jun 16:00
    Chester
    Week 3 - Tuesday
    Tue 25 Jun 09:00 - Tue 25 Jun 16:00
    Chester
    Week 3 - Wednesday
    Wed 26 Jun 09:00 - Wed 26 Jun 16:00
    Wombourne
    Week 3 - Thursday
    Thu 27 Jun 08:30 - Thu 27 Jun 15:30
    Wombourne
    Week 4 - Monday (revision week)
    Mon 15 Jul 10:00 - Mon 15 Jul 16:00
    Chester
    Week 4 - Tuesday (revision week)
    Tue 16 Jul 09:00 - Tue 16 Jul 16:00
    Chester
    Week 4 - Wednesday (revision week)
    Wed 17 Jul 09:00 - Wed 17 Jul 16:00
    Chester
    Week 4 - Thursday (revision week)
    Thu 18 Jul 09:00 - Thu 18 Jul 14:00
    Chester
    Assessment week - Monday (am))
    Mon 05 Aug 09:00 - Mon 05 Aug 12:00
    Chester
    Assessment week - Monday (pm)
    Mon 05 Aug 13:00 - Mon 05 Aug 16:00
    Chester
    Assessment week - Tuesday (am))
    Tue 06 Aug 09:00 - Tue 06 Aug 12:00
    Chester
    Assessment week - Tuesday (pm)
    Tue 06 Aug 13:00 - Tue 06 Aug 16:00
    Chester
    Assessment week - Wednesday (am))
    Wed 07 Aug 09:00 - Wed 07 Aug 12:00
    Chester
    Assessment week - Wednesday (pm)
    Wed 07 Aug 13:00 - Wed 07 Aug 16:00
    Chester
    • £3,045.00 excl. VAT
  • 02 September
    3 Months - (5 attendance blocks)
    Oxfordshire
    Session information
    Sessions
    Week 1 - Monday
    Mon 02 Sep 12:00 - Mon 02 Sep 16:00
    Oxfordshire
    Week 1 - Tuesday
    Tue 03 Sep 09:00 - Tue 03 Sep 16:00
    Oxfordshire
    Week 1 - Wednesday
    Wed 04 Sep 09:00 - Wed 04 Sep 16:00
    Oxfordshire
    Week 1 - Thursday
    Thu 05 Sep 09:00 - Thu 05 Sep 14:00
    Oxfordshire
    Week 2 - Monday
    Mon 23 Sep 10:00 - Mon 23 Sep 16:00
    Oxfordshire
    Week 2 - Tuesday
    Tue 24 Sep 09:00 - Tue 24 Sep 16:00
    Oxfordshire
    Week 2 - Wednesday
    Wed 25 Sep 09:00 - Wed 25 Sep 16:00
    Oxfordshire
    Week 2 - Thursday
    Thu 26 Sep 09:00 - Thu 26 Sep 14:00
    Oxfordshire
    Week 3 - Monday
    Mon 14 Oct 10:00 - Mon 14 Oct 16:00
    Oxfordshire
    Week 3 - Tuesday
    Tue 15 Oct 09:00 - Tue 15 Oct 16:00
    Oxfordshire
    Week 3 - Wednesday
    Wed 16 Oct 09:00 - Wed 16 Oct 16:00
    Wombourne
    Week 3 - Thursday
    Thu 17 Oct 08:30 - Thu 17 Oct 15:30
    Wombourne
    Revision Week - Monday
    Mon 04 Nov 10:00 - Mon 04 Nov 16:00
    Oxfordshire
    Revision Week - Tuesday
    Tue 05 Nov 09:00 - Tue 05 Nov 16:00
    Oxfordshire
    Revision Week - Wednesday
    Wed 06 Nov 09:00 - Wed 06 Nov 16:00
    Oxfordshire
    Revision Week - Thursday
    Thu 07 Nov 09:00 - Thu 07 Nov 14:00
    Oxfordshire
    Assessment week - Monday (am))
    Mon 25 Nov 09:00 - Mon 25 Nov 12:00
    Oxfordshire
    Assessment week - Monday (pm)
    Mon 25 Nov 13:00 - Mon 25 Nov 16:00
    Oxfordshire
    Assessment week - Tuesday (am))
    Tue 26 Nov 09:00 - Tue 26 Nov 12:00
    Oxfordshire
    Assessment week - Tuesday (pm)
    Tue 26 Nov 13:00 - Tue 26 Nov 16:00
    Oxfordshire
    Assessment week - Wednesday (am))
    Wed 27 Nov 09:00 - Wed 27 Nov 12:00
    Oxfordshire
    Assessment week - Wednesday (pm)
    Wed 27 Nov 13:00 - Wed 27 Nov 16:00
    Oxfordshire
    • £3,045.00 excl. VAT
  • 09 September
    3 Months ( 5 Attendance blocks )
    Chester
    Session information
    Sessions
    Week 1 - Monday
    Mon 09 Sep 12:00 - Mon 09 Sep 16:00
    Chester
    Week 1 - Tuesday
    Tue 10 Sep 09:00 - Tue 10 Sep 16:00
    Chester
    Week 1 - Wednesday
    Wed 11 Sep 09:00 - Wed 11 Sep 16:00
    Chester
    Week 1 - Thursday
    Thu 12 Sep 09:00 - Thu 12 Sep 14:00
    Chester
    Week 2 - Monday
    Mon 30 Sep 10:00 - Mon 30 Sep 16:00
    Chester
    Week 2 - Tuesday
    Tue 01 Oct 09:00 - Tue 01 Oct 16:00
    Chester
    Week 2 - Wednesday
    Wed 02 Oct 09:00 - Wed 02 Oct 16:00
    Chester
    Week 2 - Thursday
    Thu 03 Oct 09:00 - Thu 03 Oct 14:00
    Chester
    Week 3 - Monday
    Mon 21 Oct 10:00 - Mon 21 Oct 16:00
    Chester
    Week 3 - Tuesday
    Tue 22 Oct 09:00 - Tue 22 Oct 16:00
    Chester
    Week 3 - Wednesday
    Wed 23 Oct 09:00 - Wed 23 Oct 16:00
    Wombourne
    Week 3 - Thursday
    Thu 24 Oct 08:30 - Thu 24 Oct 15:30
    Wombourne
    Week 4 - Monday (revision week)
    Mon 11 Nov 10:00 - Mon 11 Nov 16:00
    Chester
    Week 4 - Tuesday (revision week)
    Tue 12 Nov 09:00 - Tue 12 Nov 16:00
    Chester
    Week 4 - Wednesday (revision week)
    Wed 13 Nov 09:00 - Wed 13 Nov 16:00
    Chester
    Week 4 - Thursday (revision week)
    Thu 14 Nov 09:00 - Thu 14 Nov 14:00
    Chester
    Assessment week - Monday (am))
    Mon 02 Dec 09:00 - Mon 02 Dec 12:00
    Chester
    Assessment week - Monday (pm)
    Mon 02 Dec 13:00 - Mon 02 Dec 16:00
    Chester
    Assessment week - Tuesday (am))
    Tue 03 Dec 09:00 - Tue 03 Dec 13:00
    Chester
    Assessment week - Tuesday (pm)
    Tue 03 Dec 13:00 - Tue 03 Dec 16:00
    Chester
    Assessment week - Wednesday (am))
    Wed 04 Dec 09:00 - Wed 04 Dec 12:00
    Chester
    Assessment week - Wednesday (pm)
    Wed 04 Dec 13:00 - Wed 04 Dec 16:00
    Chester
    • £3,045.00 excl. VAT
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Description

Includes:

  • Ear examination
  • Impressions
  • Ear wax removal
  • Puretone audiometry (& referring for masking)
  • Tympanometry
  • Basic hearing aid fine tuning
  • Hearing aid servicing and repairs

By the end of the course you will be able to:

  • Discuss ear anatomy & physiology, common ear conditions, types of hearing loss, and how sound behaves
  • Describe own scope of practice and recognise when to refer on
  • Analyse how the testing equipment operates, and identify contraindications for each procedure
  • Safely perform clinical procedures using the recognised technique based on current professional best practice guidance
  • Compare and contrast test results with normal test values
  • Evaluate the impact of poor technique and other influencing factors
  • Explain appointment structure and the client journey
  • Reflect on the areas of consent and documentation
  • Our course is approved by "The CPD Certification Service" a national independent assessor of quality for CPD courses used by the NHS and various Universities.

Prerequisites

All delegates must be employed by a HCPC registered Hearing Aid Dispenser and be under full supervision throughout the duration of the course.  Delegates are not signed off on any activity until they have completed the duration of the course and all assessed elements of the course.