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As an audiometrist, you will be able to administer audiometric screening and tests under the supervision of an audiologist. You will also refer the client or patient to an audiologist or other health professional for further testing or examination. 

How to be an Audiometrist in South Africa

Get the Required Qualifications

To become an audiometrist in South Africa, you will need the following qualifications:

  1. Certificate (National Senior Certificate /NC(V) )
  2. Short-course training programme 

(Experience in related occupations is recommended)

Demonstrate Competence in the Required Subjects

Entry requirements may differ per institution, but you will generally be expected to show competency in the following subjects:

Accumulate Years of Relevant Study and Experience

Audiometrists in South Africa take short courses that typically last for 3-4 days.

Find Relevant Employment Opportunities

Audiometrists in South Africa often work in the following places:

  • Government or community health projects
  • NGOs
  • Clinics or hospitals
  • Occupational Health & Safety
  • As assistants to audiologists in private practise

Find More Information from Relevant Regulatory Bodies

To find more information about audiometrists, contact the South African Society of Occupational Health Nursing Professionals.


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