.

Aston Certificate in Audiology APEL Route – (Aptitude Test)

Key information

Exam dates : 

Dates for 2015: 

  • Final dates for 2015: 24th September (AM) and 23rd November (AM).
  • Important: Applications for the November exam will not be accepted after 1st November 2015.

 

Fee: £350 (course and exam)

To register:
please contact Dr Julia Brown on 0121 204 3908 or email j.y.brown@aston.ac.uk 
Further information: if you have specific questions about the content of the course or exam, please contact Sarah Riches on 0121 204 4201 or s.riches@aston.ac.uk

This is available for suitably qualified and registerable applicants who can demonstrate that they are currently in practice assessing and fitting hearing aids to adults. This will be demonstrated through provision of a current job description and evidence of relevant continuing professional practice (CPD).

You will need to complete the registration forms and submit them with the current fee for the course.  
On receipt of all relevant paperwork you will be issued with a password which will enable you to access to an online module.

Successful completion of the non-credit bearing online module and a pass mark in the exam will enable you to meet the scope of practice required by HCPC for registration as a Registered Hearing Aid Dispenser (RHAD). The module and exam are based upon audiology-related business studies. There is no practical competency exam.

Entry requirements

  • Must be resident and working in the UK. (New graduates may also apply).
  • Proof of recent CRB or DBS check i.e. completed within last 3 years (provide date issued and certificate number when you register)
  • Signed health check declarations by your employer (send when you register)
  • Current job description (send when you register)
  • Evidence of relevant CPD (bring with you when you attend for the exam) 
  • Audiology qualifications e.g. BSc Audiology, MSc, BAAT I &II etc.  (These must state that you have achieved clinical competency. If not further evidence will be requested)

When you attend Aston for your 90 minute multiple choice question (MCQ) exam you will also be asked to bring:

  • Photographic proof of ID
  • Evidence of Audiology-relevant CPD (KSF evidence acceptable) This can be a list of events/training you have attended
  • Original audiology qualification certificates e.g. BSc Audiology, MSc, BAAT I &II etc.  (These must state that you have achieved clinical competency. If not further evidence will be requested)
  • Original copy of CRB/DBS check.

Register

Please note the exam must be taken within 4 months of application and resits taken within 2 months of the original exam attempt.

Excellent Different Distinctive