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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.

Entry Requirements

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 


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

For more information on course fee / schedule, or to apply,

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Course Contact

  • 67881212
  • Monday - Thursday: 8:30am - 6:00pm
    Friday: 8:30am - 5:30pm
    Closed during lunchtime, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
    and on weekends and public holidays.


  • https://www.tp.edu.sg/tsa
  • Temasek SkillsFuture Academy (TSA)

    Temasek Polytechnic

    East Wing, Block 1A, Level 3, Unit 4

    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 a course with low enrolment.