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OCHS 3330 - Industrial Audiometric Technician

Occupational Health and Safety Part-time Studies Course

School of Health Sciences

Course Details

Provides both the theory and hands-on training required to conduct hearing tests on noise-exposed workers in industry, counsel workers on the results of their hearing tests, advise workers about hearing protection and administer hearing conservation programs in industry. After successfully completing this four-day classroom course, qualified students are eligible to be authorized by the BC Workers' Compensation Board as an industrial audiometric technician in BC.

Credits

2.5

Cost

$950.00

Fall 2014

Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2014 term.

CRN 33104

Sat Nov 22 - Tue Nov 25 4 Days

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Nov 22 - Nov 23 Sat/Sun 08:00 - 16:30 BBY SW1 Rm. 3021
Nov 24 - Nov 25 Mon/Tue 08:00 - 16:30 BBY SE42 Rm. 190

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD

Cost

$950.00

Notes

  1. Location: BCIT BURNABY Campus. This is an intensive 4-day course (Saturday-Tuesday). Course materials are included and will be handed out in class. RECOMMENDED PRE-READING: "Sound Advice - A Guide To Hearing Loss Prevention Programs" at: www.worksafebc.com/publications/health_and_safety/by_topic/assets/pdf/sound_advice.pdf. IMPORTANT: Expect to spend a few additional hours each evening on course work. To register by phone, call Student Information & Enrollment Services (SIES) at 604-434-1610 or toll-free 1-866-434-1610 (select Option 1 - 'Part-Time Studies Registration'). Online information is available to assist you in spending a few days at the BCIT Burnaby Campus - including DIRECTIONS, CAMPUS MAP, PARKING and FOOD SERVICES. Check out the following websites: Campus map + directions at www.bcit.ca/about/locations. Parking (including rates) at www.bcit.ca/parking. Food services at www.bcit.ca/foodservices. For further information, contact Kathy White, OH&S Program Assistant at 604-432-8456 / 1-800-663-6542, ext. 8456 or Kathy_White@bcit.ca. ***** NOTE: Industrial Audiometric Technician (IAP) certification information is available on the WorkSafe BC website at www2.worksafebc.com/Topics/HearingLossPrevention/IATCertification.asp.

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Full

Winter 2015

Below are three offerings of this course for the Winter 2015 term.

CRN 48002

Sat Jan 24 - Tue Jan 27 4 Days

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 24 - Jan 25 Sat/Sun 08:00 - 16:30 BBY SW1 Rm. 3021
Jan 26 - Jan 27 Mon/Tue 08:00 - 16:30 BBY SE42 Rm. 190

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD

Cost

$950.00

Notes

  1. Location: BCIT BURNABY Campus. This is an intensive 4-day course (Saturday-Tuesday). Course materials are included and will be handed out in class. RECOMMENDED PRE-READING: "Sound Advice - A Guide To Hearing Loss Prevention Programs" at: www.worksafebc.com/publications/health_and_safety/by_topic/assets/pdf/sound_advice.pdf. IMPORTANT: Expect to spend a few additional hours each evening on course work. To register by phone, call Student Information & Enrollment Services (SIES) at 604-434-1610 or toll-free 1-866-434-1610 (select Option 1 - 'Part-Time Studies Registration'). Online information is available to assist you in spending a few days at the BCIT Burnaby Campus - including DIRECTIONS, CAMPUS MAP, PARKING and FOOD SERVICES. Check out the following websites: Campus map + directions at www.bcit.ca/about/locations. Parking (including rates) at www.bcit.ca/parking. Food services at www.bcit.ca/foodservices. For further information, contact Kathy White, OH&S Program Assistant at 604-432-8456 / 1-800-663-6542, ext. 8456 or Kathy_White@bcit.ca. ***** NOTE: Industrial Audiometric Technician (IAP) certification information is available on the WorkSafe BC website at www2.worksafebc.com/Topics/HearingLossPrevention/IATCertification.asp.

CRN 47769

Sat Feb 14 - Tue Feb 17 4 Days

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Feb 14 - Feb 15 Sat/Sun 08:00 - 16:30 BBY SW1 Rm. 3021
Feb 16 - Feb 17 Mon/Tue 08:00 - 16:30 BBY SE42 Rm. 190

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD

Cost

$950.00

Notes

  1. Location: BCIT BURNABY Campus. This is an intensive 4-day course (Saturday-Tuesday). Course materials are included and will be handed out in class. RECOMMENDED PRE-READING: "Sound Advice - A Guide To Hearing Loss Prevention Programs" at: www.worksafebc.com/publications/health_and_safety/by_topic/assets/pdf/sound_advice.pdf. IMPORTANT: Expect to spend a few additional hours each evening on course work. To register by phone, call Student Information & Enrollment Services (SIES) at 604-434-1610 or toll-free 1-866-434-1610 (select Option 1 - 'Part-Time Studies Registration'). Online information is available to assist you in spending a few days at the BCIT Burnaby Campus - including DIRECTIONS, CAMPUS MAP, PARKING and FOOD SERVICES. Check out the following websites: Campus map + directions at www.bcit.ca/about/locations. Parking (including rates) at www.bcit.ca/parking. Food services at www.bcit.ca/foodservices. For further information, contact Kathy White, OH&S Program Assistant at 604-432-8456 / 1-800-663-6542, ext. 8456 or Kathy_White@bcit.ca. ***** NOTE: Industrial Audiometric Technician (IAP) certification information is available on the WorkSafe BC website at www2.worksafebc.com/Topics/HearingLossPrevention/IATCertification.asp.

CRN 47764

Mon Mar 09 - Thu Mar 12 4 Days

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Mar 09 - Mar 12 Mon/Tue/Wed/Thu 08:00 - 16:30 BBY SW1 Rm. 3021

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD

Cost

$950.00

Notes

  1. Location: BCIT BURNABY Campus. This is an intensive 4-day course (Monday-Thursday). Course materials are included and will be handed out in class. RECOMMENDED PRE-READING: "Sound Advice - A Guide To Hearing Loss Prevention Programs" at: www.worksafebc.com/publications/health_and_safety/by_topic/assets/pdf/sound_advice.pdf. IMPORTANT: Expect to spend a few additional hours each evening on course work. To register by phone, call Student Information & Enrollment Services (SIES) at 604-434-1610 or toll-free 1-866-434-1610 (select Option 1 - 'Part-Time Studies Registration'). Online information is available to assist you in spending a few days at the BCIT Burnaby Campus - including DIRECTIONS, CAMPUS MAP, PARKING and FOOD SERVICES. Check out the following websites: Campus map + directions at www.bcit.ca/about/locations. Parking (including rates) at www.bcit.ca/parking. Food services at www.bcit.ca/foodservices. For further information, contact Kathy White, OH&S Program Assistant at 604-432-8456 / 1-800-663-6542, ext. 8456 or Kathy_White@bcit.ca. ***** NOTE: Industrial Audiometric Technician (IAP) certification information is available on the WorkSafe BC website at www2.worksafebc.com/Topics/HearingLossPrevention/IATCertification.asp.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:

  • Verify the need for hearing conservation programs.
  • Conduct industrial hearing tests.
  • Counsel workers regarding their hearing test results.
  • Advise workers regarding hearing protection.
  • Maintain hearing conservation program.

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