New Zealand Diploma in Hearing Therapy Level 6

Life Unlimited delivers the New Zealand Diploma in Hearing Therapy (Level 6). The programme comprises of both theory and on-the-job learning.

The programme is supported by Careerforce, a recognised Industry Training Organisation for the health, wellbeing and social sectors. You can find the qualification overview on the Careerforce website.

Aural rehabilitation is “any device, procedure, information, interaction, or therapy which lessens the communicative and psychosocial consequences of a hearing loss.” (Mark Ross, Journal of the Academy of Rehabilitative Audiology, 1997).

Learn more about what Hearing Therapy does.


This programme is full-time and as an employee you will learn and work in clinics, while also studying the theory components. Some personal study time is also required. Entry to the programme is dependent on positions being available.

The training is predominantly competency based, requiring the integration of aural rehabilitation with practice. You can find more information about on-the-job training facilitated through Careerforce.


Email Nicola McMullan, Learning and Development coordinator to enquire about the New Zealand Diploma in Hearing Therapy Level 6.