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Hearing Aid Dispenser Apprenticeship VERITAS HEARING LIMITED

Do your life’s best work. Come join us. We'd love to hear from you. We are looking for an extraordinary individual to join our team as a Hearing Aid Dispenser Apprentice. We have vacancies in the West Midlands and London regions currently.

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £9,379.50

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Mar 2023

  • Date posted

    7 days ago

  • Apprenticeship level

    Higher
    Level 5 (Higher national Diploma)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000071113

  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

You will be mobile based and working with one of our highly experienced Audiologists on the job. Your primarily responsibilities will be carrying out fittings and customer rehabilitation of hearing aids. In addition, you will be responsible for all aspects of follow ups and service/repair calls as well as aftercare. Your role will also include referring customers to your Mentor Audiologist who are ready to upgrade their existing hearing aids.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

You will achieve a Level 5 award in hearing aid dispensing allowing you to register with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and to work under the protected title of ‘Hearing Aid Dispenser’.

The apprenticeship consists of on the job and classroom based training in conjunction with De Montford University in Leicester. The course is 24 months in total.

 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

The Hearing Aid Dispenser Apprenticeship is a level 5 qualification approved by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC), and allows successful apprentices to work under the protected title of ‘Hearing Aid Dispenser’ once completed. 


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade Level 2 or higher) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade Level 2 or higher) Essential

Things to consider

Driving License essential

About the employer

Veritas Hearing is a private hearing healthcare provider specialising in providing domiciliary based services for its customers in the comfort of their own home.

Employer

VERITAS HEARING LIMITED

Address

Po Box 16138

B32 9GS

Contact

mo@veritashearing.com

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Training

Training provider

DE MONTFORT UNIVERSITY

Apprenticeship standard

Hearing aid dispenser

Level 5 (Higher national Diploma)


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