Hearing Aid Dispenser Apprenticeship

Recruiter
VERITAS HEARING LIMITED
Location
Po Box 16138, B32 9GS
Salary
£8,385.00 annually
Posted
05 Jul 2021
Closes
30 Sep 2021
Ref
VAC1000016200
Specialism
Other
Sector
Unspecified
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
October
Duration
Permanent
What will the apprentice be doing?

You will be mobile based and working with one of our highly experienced Audiologists on the job. Your primarily responsibilities will be carrying out fittings and customer rehabilitation of hearing aids. In addition, you will be responsible for all aspects of follow ups and service/repair calls as well as aftercare. Your role will also include referring customers to your Mentor Audiologist who are ready to upgrade their existing hearing aids.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

You will acheive a Level 5 award in hearing aid dispensing allowing you to register with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and to work under the protected title of 'Hearing Aid Dispenser'.

The apprenticeship consists of on the job and classroom based training in conjuction with De Montford University in Leicester. The course is 24 months in total.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

The Hearing Aid Dispenser Apprenticeship is a level 5 qualification approved by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC), and allows successful apprentices to work under the protected title of 'Hearing Aid Dispenser' once completed.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade Level 2 or higher) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade Level 2 or higher) Essential

Things to consider

Driving License essential

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