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Industrial Audiometric Technician OCHS 3330

Occupational Health and Safety Part-time Studies Course

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

$1,012.72

Course offerings

Spring/Summer 2022

Below is one offering of OCHS 3330 for the Spring/Summer 2022 term.

CRN 52064

Duration

Mon Jun 13 - Thu Jun 16 (4 days)

  • 4 days
  • CRN 52064
  • $1012.72
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jun 13 - Jun 16 Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu 08:00 - 16:30 Burnaby SW01 Rm. 3005
Jun 13 - Jun 16 Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu 08:00 - 16:30 Burnaby SW01 Rm. 3021
Instructor

Robyn Richardson

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$1012.72

Important information
  1. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  2. THIS COURSE IS NOT ONLINE. Location: BCIT BURNABY Campus, Building SW1 - Room 3021. This is an intensive 4-day course - June 13 - 16 (Monday-Thursday). COVID safety protocols: Masks are required to be worn at all times. Your course instructor will provide further guidance. Please do a personal Covid-19 health check prior to attending the course. Go to: BC COVID-19 Self-Assessment Tool (thrive.health) RECOMMENDED PRE-READING: "Sound Advice - a Guide to Hearing Conservation Programs" at: www.worksafebc.com/en/resources/health-safety/books-guides/sound-advice-a-guide-to-hearing-conservation-programs. 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 / 1-866-434-1610 (option 2 - '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 www.worksafebc.com/en/health-safety/education-training-certification/industrial-audiometric-technician or you can email: industrialaudiometrics@worksafebc.com
Status

Full

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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.

Effective as of Fall 2003

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