Hearing Conservation

Key Information

Duration: Half day (4 Hours)

Maximum Attendees: 12

Training available nationwide at one of our centres, or your own workplace

Price (excl GST)

$1620 Company Booking

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Learn how to identify and manage the risk and hazards associated with hearing loss.

This course will give you an understanding of the hearing mechanism and the causes of hearing impairment. Practical exercises will teach you how to measure sound intensity and gain a perspective of the hearing comfort zone and the range that would likely cause harm. It will also cover your legal obligations in terms of protecting the hearing of your team.

  • Unit Standards - HC (Click to see more detail)

    Unit

    Level

    Credit

    Description

    17594

     

    3

    3

    Demonstrate knowledge of hearing conservation in the workplace

     

Key Learning Outcomes:

  1. Demonstrate knowledge of the hearing mechanism, and the causes of hearing impairment
  2. Understand how sound intensity is measured, the hearing comfort zone, and the effects of noise on the hearing mechanism
  3. Determine the types of hearing protection equipment and the benefits of using it
  4. Recognise workplace hearing protection programme requirements

Entry Criteria:

  1. All students are required to have a level of written and oral English equivalent to NCEA level 1 (year 11) or IELTS 5.5 or higher, to be eligible to attend our courses. The person responsible for making bookings or authorising attendance on the course must agree to these Terms and Conditions prior to acceptance of their student(s) onto the course. Where a student does not meet our English language requirement a reader/writer must be supplied by the student or the person responsible for authorising the student’s attendance. The reader/writer cannot be another student attending the same course.