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OCHS 3330 - Industrial Audiometric Technician

Occupational Health and Safety Part-time Studies Course

School of Health Sciences

To support you and your education, BCIT is adapting applied learning in formats appropriate to the unfolding global situation. All PTS classes are being delivered in an online format unless you are notified otherwise.

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 - $991.93 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Fall 2020

Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2020 term.

CRN 33104

Thu Nov 19 - Sun Nov 22 4 Days

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Nov 19 - Nov 22 Thu/Fri/Sat/Sun 08:00 - 16:30 BBY Online Delivery

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$990.00

Notes

  1. This course is NOT ONLINE. Location: BCIT BURNABY Campus. This is an intensive 4-day course (Wednesday-Saturday). 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.
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

1 seat remaining as of Oct 27, 2020 2:53 pm (PDT). Availability may change at any time.

Winter 2021

Below are three offerings of this course for the Winter 2021 term.

CRN 48002

Thu Jan 21 - Sun Jan 24 4 Days

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 21 - Jan 22 Thu/Fri 08:00 - 16:30 Online Delivery
See Notes below
Jan 23 - Jan 24 Sat/Sun 08:00 - 16:30 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$991.93

Notes

  1. Location: BCIT BURNABY Campus. This is an intensive 4-day course (Thursday-Sunday). Students will receive an email prior to the start date outlining BCIT's COVID protocols and advise students where to meet the first day of the course. 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.
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

This section is only available for registration starting Wed, Oct 28 at 9:00 am (PDT)

Sneak Preview

CRN 47769

Thu Feb 18 - Sun Feb 21 4 Days

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Feb 18 - Feb 19 Thu/Fri 08:00 - 16:30 Online Delivery
See Notes below
Feb 20 - Feb 21 Sat/Sun 08:00 - 16:30 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$991.93

Notes

  1. Location: BCIT BURNABY Campus. This is an intensive 4-day course (Thursday-Sunday). Students will receive an email prior to the start date outlining BCIT's COVID protocols and advise students where to meet the first day of the course. 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.
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

This section is only available for registration starting Wed, Oct 28 at 9:00 am (PDT)

Sneak Preview

CRN 47764

Mon Mar 08 - Thu Mar 11 4 Days

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Mar 08 - Mar 11 Mon/Tue/Wed/Thu 08:00 - 16:30 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$991.93

Notes

  1. Location: BCIT BURNABY Campus. This is an intensive 4-day course (Monday-Thursday). Students will received an email prior to the start date outlining BCIT's COVID protocols and advise where to meet on the first day of the course. 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.
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

This section is only available for registration starting Wed, Oct 28 at 9:00 am (PDT)

Sneak Preview

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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