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Course Overview

Under MOM regulations, all compulsory pre-employment and periodic audiometric screening need to be conducted by qualified professionals who have completed the Basic Industrial Audiometry Course.
 

This course is conducted by Temasek Polytechnic in collaboration with the Society of Audiology Professionals Singapore (SAPS) by highly trained Audiologists. The course will cover basic concepts on the science of hearing, audiometric equipment, pure-tone testing and industrial noise control. This course aims to provide participants with adequate practical skills required to perform audiometric testing on adults, as required under the WSH (Medical Examinations) regulation.

Application/Entry Requirement

Participants must possess at least 3 O Level credits with a pass in English.

What You'll Learn

  • Basic ear anatomy and physiology 

    • Introduction to sound 

    • Physiology of the ear 

    • Conductive and sensorineural hearing losses 
       

  • Introduction to audiometric equipment and test environment 

    • Equipment care and function 

    • Test environment – standards for test booth. 

    • Patient instructions 

    • Headphone placement 

    • Sources of errors 

       

  • Pure tone testing 

    • Interpreting audiograms 

    • Descending technique 

    • Screening audiometry technique 

    • Referral criteria 

    • Bone conduction testing 

       

  • Legislation/compensation 
     

  • Hearing conservation programme 
     

  • Noise measurements 
     

  • Noise exposure counselling 

    • Relating Audiograms with speech understanding 

    • Noise induced hearing loss 
       

  • Types and selection of ear protective devices 
     

  • Fitting, usage, care and maintenance of ear protective equipment 

     

Modes of Assessment
 

  • Practical examination 

  • Written assessment 

Certification
 

Participants will be awarded a Statement of Attainment upon meeting 75% of the required course attendance and passing the examination.

Course Schedule

Intake Info Application Closing Date Course Duration

27 Oct, 3 Nov, 10 Nov, 17 Nov, 24 Nov & 1 Dec 2020 

Once a week, 6.30pm – 10.30pm

4 Oct 2020

6 weeks

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Registration may be closed earlier due to overwhelming response.

 

Application Procedures

 

Click on the Apply button above to submit your application online. Steps to follow in your application: 

 

Step 1 - Enter NRIC/ Passport No.
Step 2 - Select ZCA and course commencement date.
Step 3 - Enter personal, qualification, employment and sponsoring details (if applicable).
Step 4 (if applicable) - Select, rank your preference for the selected subject(s) and indicate the number of subject(s) you wish to take. Please note that the subject start date(s) denotes the semester start date.
Step 5 - Make declaration and submit online application.

Course Fees

Fee Type Item Total Fees (w GST)
Full Course Fee S$1,070.00
Singapore Citizens / Singapore Permanent Residents S$107.00^*

SkillsFuture Credit Approved. For more details, please click here
 

^ Participants must be taking the course for the 1st time in order to enjoy the funding.
* Participants must attain 75% attendance requirement and passed the course assessment.

Lecturer/Trainer Profile

Course Contact

  • 67881212
  • 8.30 am to 6.00 pm (Mon to Thu)

    8.30 am to 5.30 pm (Fri)

    Closed on Sat, Sun & Public Holidays

  • Website: https://www.tp.edu.sg/tsa
  • Temasek SkillsFuture Academy

    Temasek Polytechnic

    East Wing Block 1A,

    Level 3, Unit 81

    21 Tampines Avenue 1,

    Singapore 529757

  • Temasek Polytechnic reserves the right to alter the course, modify the scale of fee, amend any other information or cancel course with low enrolment.

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