Hearing Instrument Practitioner Diploma

Are you passionate about helping people, drawn to health care and love to work with equipment and technology? Then kick off a diverse and rewarding career with a Hearing Instrument Practitioner Diploma.

Program overview

In this two-year program — the only one of its kind in B.C. — you’ll acquire the skills and training to help improve quality of life for people with hearing loss. Learn how to test people’s hearing, dispense and program hearing aids, and counsel patients on managing ongoing hearing loss.


Program Benefits

Get hands-on experience working with industry professionals during three supervised practicums.

Study at our Coquitlam Campus in new, state-of-the-art classrooms and labs.

Graduate ready to apply for HIP Internship, a necessary step to becoming a Registered Hearing Instrument Practitioner (RHIP) in B.C.

Employment outlook

With the increase in the number of baby boomers retiring over the next decade, demand for hearing instrument practitioners is expected to grow. Explore our page for job opportunities to learn more about the employment options.

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For information on admission requirements, courses, intake dates and more, visit the Program and Course Catalogue.
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