Hearing aid dispenser (entry requirements, skills and interests)

To become a hearing aid dispenser, you will need to successfully complete a course approved by the Health and Care Professions Council  (HCPC).

Courses in hearing aid dispensing are available at a number of different levels, and so the entry requirements will vary depending on the level of course you’re applying for. 

Entry requirements vary, depending on the course that you are applying for, so it’s important to check with individual course providers, but the following is a guide.

It is essential to check entry requirements with each course provider as they set their own.

Some courses are sponsored by industry as an ‘earn while you learn’ option, where you can work for a company as trainee who may sponsor the fees and expenses for the course.

Use our course finder to search for courses leading to HCPC registration as a hearing aid dispenser

Find out more about the role of hearing aid dispenser

Find out more about the training and registration required to become a hearing aid dispenser

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