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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

$990.00

Fall 2018

Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2018 term.

CRN 33104

Thu Nov 22 - Sun Nov 25 4 Days

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Nov 22 - Nov 23 Thu/Fri 08:00 - 16:30 BBY SE42 Rm. 160
Nov 24 - Nov 25 Sat/Sun 08:00 - 16:30 BBY SW01 Rm. 3021

Instructor

Alison Miller

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$990.00

Notes

  1. Location: BCIT BURNABY Campus. This is an intensive 4-day course (Thursday-Sunday). Course materials are included and will be handed out in class. RECOMMENDED PRE-READING: "Sound Advice - A Guide To Hearing Loss Prevention Programs" at: https://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 / 1-866-434-1610 (press 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 https://www.bcit.ca/about/locations. Parking (including rates) at https://www.bcit.ca/parking. Food services at https://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 https://www.worksafebc.com/en/health-safety/education-training-certification/industrial-audiometric-technician.

This course offering is full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

Full

Winter 2019

Below are three offerings of this course for the Winter 2019 term.

CRN 48002

Thu Jan 24 - Sun Jan 27 4 Days

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 24 - Jan 25 Thu/Fri 08:00 - 16:30 BBY SE42 Rm. 160
Jan 26 - Jan 27 Sat/Sun 08:00 - 16:30 BBY SW01 Rm. 3021

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$990.00

Notes

  1. Location: BCIT BURNABY Campus. This is an intensive 4-day course (Thursday-Sunday). Course materials are included and will be handed out in class. **** RECOMMENDED PRE-READING: "Sound Advice - A Guide To Hearing Loss Prevention Programs" at: https://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 / 1-866-434-1610 (press 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 https://www.bcit.ca/about/locations. Parking (including rates) at https://www.bcit.ca/parking. Food services at https://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 https://www.worksafebc.com/en/health-safety/education-training-certification/industrial-audiometric-technician.

CRN 47769

Thu Feb 21 - Sun Feb 24 4 Days

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Feb 21 - Feb 22 Thu/Fri 08:00 - 16:30 BBY SE42 Rm. 160
Feb 23 - Feb 24 Sat/Sun 08:00 - 16:30 BBY SW01 Rm. 3021

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$990.00

Notes

  1. Location: BCIT BURNABY Campus. This is an intensive 4-day course (Thursday-Sunday). Course materials are included and will be handed out in class. **** RECOMMENDED PRE-READING: "Sound Advice - A Guide To Hearing Loss Prevention Programs" at: https://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 / 1-866-434-1610 (press 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 https://www.bcit.ca/about/locations. Parking (including rates) at https://www.bcit.ca/parking. Food services at https://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 https://www.worksafebc.com/en/health-safety/education-training-certification/industrial-audiometric-technician.

CRN 47764

Mon Mar 11 - Thu Mar 14 4 Days

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Mar 11 - Mar 14 Mon/Tue/Wed/Thu 08:00 - 16:30 BBY SW01 Rm. 3021

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$990.00

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: https://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 / 1-866-434-1610 (press 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 https://www.bcit.ca/about/locations. Parking (including rates) at https://www.bcit.ca/parking. Food services at https://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 https://www.worksafebc.com/en/health-safety/education-training-certification/industrial-audiometric-technician.

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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