Qualification and programme overview

This programme aims to develop the skills and knowledge required to undertake the vision and hearing screening of children

The programme includes developing and/or recognising the following competencies in your staff: 

  • Demonstrating and applying knowledge of communication process theory.
  • Describing hearing, visual system and vision impairment.
  • Recognising and responding to signs of vulnerability and abuse in a health or wellbeing setting.
  • Recording, interpreting and explaining vision and hearing screening results.
  • Carrying out vision and hearing screening tests.
  • Demonstrating and applying knowledge of professional and ethical behaviour.

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* This programme presently has free enrolment via the Targeted Training and Apprenticeships Fund (TTAF)



To enrol in the New Zealand Certificate Health and Wellbeing (Level 3) Vision and Hearing Screening Strand, please call 0800 277 486, email: or speak to your local Careerforce Workplace Advisor

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Level 3

Ideal for

Vision Hearing Technicians required to support the screening process and adhere to the National Vision and Hearing Screening Protocols.

Relevant for the following sectors

  • Healthcare Services
  • 60 Credits
  • 10 months
  • $230 (inc GST) FREE ENROLMENT*