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Additional information

body or mind

Body

Field

Medical Field

Boss or Team

Team

Communication

Good Communicator

Work With

People

Math & Science

Maths & Science

Study Length

Prepared to Study for Years

Environment

Alone

Audiometrist

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. 

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)

Level of Schooling & School Subjects:

  • NSC/NC(V) 

Duration of Study

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

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

Further Information

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