OccupationsList - Hearing Instrument Dispenser

OccupationsList : Hearing Instrument Dispenser

Occupation:Hearing Instrument Dispenser
Agency:Department of Public Health
Job Description:Any person who sells to and services hearing instruments for the deaf/hard of hearing.
Statute:Hearing Instrument Consumer Protection Code 77 Ill. Adm. Code 682
Type of Regulation:License
Number Regulated:343 active
Education/Experience:Effective January 1, 2001, minimum associate degree with specific coursework in anatomy and physiology of the speech and hearing mechanism, hearing science, introduction to audiology, and aural rehabilitation.
Exam:Hearing Aid Licensing Exam
Exam Type:Written and performance
Administered:Alternating months
Exam Fee:$125.00 written exam, $200.00 performance exam
Passing Criteria:70% or better (53 out of 75 correct) - written exam
Continuing Education:20 hours every two years
Citizenship:Yes, registered alien
Note:Licensure requirements, licensure fees, examination fees and exam administration are subject to change.
Application Fee:$40.00
License Fee:$80.00
Renewal Fee:
Reinstatement Fee:Two years
License Period:No