New Zealand Diploma in Hearing Therapy

Toitu te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council

Subject area

Community Client Care


Check out Fees Free to see whether you are eligible for a year of fees-free study or two years industry training. Contact your provider to confirm your study options meet the criteria.

Entry requirements


About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The purpose of this qualification is to provide the hearing sector with a specialised hearing therapy workforce focussed on the application of aural rehabilitation practice, including technical knowledge and skills, in clinical and community settings.
This qualification is targeted at people seeking to further develop their knowledge, skills and abilities in the field of Hearing Therapy. It may also be suitable for graduates of higher-level qualifications in Human Services oriented fields who wish to specialise in Hearing Therapy.
Graduates of this qualification will work independently, leading and coordinating an individualised quality service for people who have hearing impairment to enable them to manage the impact of that impairment in their lives to the best of their abilities.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Human Welfare Studies and Services at this level can earn:


Median earnings one year after study


Median earnings two years after study


Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study


Employment rate two years after study

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Florence Nightingale Memorial Fund Grants

Provided by:

NZ Nurses Organisation (Inc) National Office - Scholarships & Grants



Up to $800

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Pacific Health Scholarships

Provided by:

Victoria University of Wellington - The Scholarships Office



$10,000 for Medical and Dentistry students $5,000 for all remaining qualifications (refer to list of eligible q

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This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.

Contact details

Main Campus Office


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