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Unit for Continuing Education

Target Participants:

  • All Occupational Health, Hygiene and Environmental health practitioners wishing to do audiometric  testing
  • Other persons with a matric certificate wishing to obtain a certificate in audiometry.

Course Content:

Theoretical and practical tuition comprising the following:

  • Introduction
  • Communication skills
  • Physics of Sound
  • Anatomy of the Ear
  • Physiology of the Ear
  • Pathology of the Ear and hearing loss
  • Audiometric testing according to legislation
  • Hearing conservation programme
  • Computers and Audiometers
  • Interpretation of data
  • Hearing Conservation Programme (control of noise)
  • Practical Sessions

Course Content

  • Noise Induced Hearing Loss regulations.
  • Instruction 171 - Content and application.
  • Otoscopic examination of the ear.
  • Qualification: Attendance certificate stating that
  • the candidate attended lectures on Instruction
  • 171 of COIDA.

Course Material:

Excellent study material, neatly bound and in accordance with the latest requirements of the Department of Labour is included in the course fee

Course fee:

  • R4000 (per delegate)
  • 3 - 5 April (date of course)

Course fee includes:

  • Study material
  • Presentation
  • Exam fee
  • Practical evaluation (option 1 & 2 only)

 

Contact information
Ms Thembela Tsewu
Secretary
Tel: 27 41 504 3523
Thembela.Tsewu@mandela.ac.za