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Qualification details

HLT57415 - Diploma of Audiometry (Release 2)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes HLT51307 - Diploma of Hearing Device Prescription and EvaluationThis version was released in HLT Health Training Package release 2.0 and meets the requirements of the 2012 Standards for Training Packages. Change to packaging rules. Significant changes to core units. Removal of entry requirements. 05/Aug/2015

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
2 (this release) 08/Apr/2022
(View details for release 1) 06/Aug/2015


Units of competency

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HLTAUD006 - Remove cerumenRemove cerumenCurrentElective
BSBINN301 - Promote innovation in a team environmentPromote innovation in a team environmentSupersededElective
CHCAGE001 - Facilitate the empowerment of older peopleFacilitate the empowerment of older peopleCurrentElective
HLTINF001 - Comply with infection prevention and control policies and proceduresComply with infection prevention and control policies and proceduresCurrentCore
CHCDIV001 - Work with diverse peopleWork with diverse peopleCurrentCore
CHCDIV002 - Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safetyPromote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safetyCurrentElective
HLTAUD002 - Conduct play audiometryConduct play audiometryCurrentElective
BSBWOR404 - Develop work prioritiesDevelop work prioritiesSupersededElective
HLTAUD005 - Dispense hearing devicesDispense hearing devicesCurrentCore
BSBMKG413 - Promote products and servicesPromote products and servicesSupersededElective
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 311299 Medical Technicians Nec 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0617 Rehabilitation Therapies 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 421 Diploma 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Health 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Audiometrist 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 311299 Medical Technicians Nec 02/Nov/2015 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0617 Rehabilitation Therapies 02/Nov/2015 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 421 Diploma 06/Aug/2015 
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Modification History

Release 

Comments 

Release 2

Release 2 Supersedes and is equivalent to HLT57415 Diploma of Audiometry release 1. Minor change to update First Aid units of competency.

Release 1

This version was released in HLT Health Training Package release 2.0 and meets the requirements of the 2012 Standards for Training Packages.

Change to packaging rules. Significant changes to core units. Removal of entry requirements.

Qualification Description

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.

Packaging Rules

Total number of units = 19

  • 11 core units
  • 8 elective units, consisting of:
  • at least 2 units from the Audiometry units listed below
  • up to 6 units from the electives listed below, any endorsed Training Package or accredited course – these units must be relevant to the work outcome

All electives chosen must contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome.

Core units 

CHCCOM006

Establish and manage client relationships

CHCDIV001

Work with diverse people

CHCEDU008

Share health information

CHCLEG001

Work legally and ethically

HLTAAP002

Confirm physical health status

HLTAID011

Provide first aid

HLTAUD001

Assess hearing

HLTAUD004

Develop and implement individual hearing rehabilitation programs

HLTAUD005

Dispense hearing devices

HLTINF001

Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures

HLTWHS003

Maintain work health and safety

Elective units 

Audiometry 

HLTAUD002

Conduct play audiometry

HLTAUD006

Remove cerumen

HLTAUD003

Assess and respond to occupational noise risk

Other electives 

CHCAGE001

Facilitate the empowerment of older people

CHCDIV002

Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety

CHCPOL003

Research and apply evidence to practice

HLTINF002

Process reusable medical devices and equipment

BSBCUS301

Deliver and monitor a service to customers

BSBFLM303

Contribute to effective workplace relationships

BSBINM301

Organise workplace information

BSBINN301

Promote innovation in a team environment

BSBLDR402

Lead effective workplace relationships

BSBMKG413

Promote products and services

BSBRES401

Analyse and present research information

BSBWOR404

Develop work priorities

TAEASS301B

Contribute to assessment

TAEASS401B

Plan assessment activities and processes

TAEASS402B

Assess competence

TAEDEL301A

Provide work skill instruction

TAEDEL401A

Plan, organise and deliver group-based learning

TAEDEL402A

Plan, organise and facilitate learning in the workplace

Qualification Mapping Information

No equivalent qualification.

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=ced1390f-48d9-4ab0-bd50-b015e5485705