Aston Certificate in Audiology (Entire Course)

This Health Care Professions Council (HCPC) approved 60 credit programme will enable newly re-employed practitioners who have been out of practice for up to 5 years to refresh their audiology assessment and hearing aid skills.

Successful completion of this course will enable practitioners to meet the scope of practice required by HPC for registration as a registered hearing aid audiologist (RHAD).

It contains three 20 credit modules:
  • Adult Auditory Assessment
  • Hearing Aid Audiology
  • Audiology Clinical Skills
Course delivery will comprise of on-line lectures, on-site seminars and skills laboratory workshops.

Entry Requirements: Educational Qualifications

Only applicants with a recognised professional qualification in Audiology can be accepted on the course (e.g. for UK and Republic of Ireland applicants - BSc (Hons) Audiology, BTEC/NVQ MPPM; BAAT I & II; Hearing Aid Council exams, etc). Applicants with appropriate, recognised overseas qualifications will also be considered. Applicants are required to demonstrate that they are currently in employment with an appropriate organisation e.g. NHS audiology department, hearing aid company, etc.

Entry requirements for Aston Certificate in Audiology (Return to Work Programme) are:

  • Proof of CRB
  • Signed health check declarations by your employer
  • Evidence of previous recognised qualification in Audiology
  • Letter from current employer confirming employment
  • A career break of no longer than 5 years.

Fees for this course are:

£2730 for the entire programme (or £910 per 20 credit module).

To register on this course, or for further information, please contact Julia Brown on 0121 204 3908 or email j.y.brown@aston.ac.uk

If you have specific questions about the content of the course or module and exam, please contact Sarah Riches on 0121 204 4201 or s.riches@aston.ac.uk