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Training, Licensing, & Continuing Education

Looking to begin a career as hearing aid specialist? Learn everything you need to know to get started here!

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Check out the following programs and resources for those seeking to start a career, train, or obtain continuing education.

Distance Learning for Professionals in Hearing Health Sciences Course
Explore the premier program for those entering the field. 

ILE Test

Study for the licensing exam with the first and only official preparation tool.

International Licensing Exam for Hearing Healthcare Professionals
From preparation to getting your results, know what to expect.

for Success

Utilize IHS' platforms and exams properly to advance.

Tinnitus Care
Provider Program

Expand your care to patients suffering from tinnitus!

Continuing Education

Find opportunities for continuing education and track your CEs.

Best Practices

Course Approval

Organizations that offer continuing education programs can become an IHS-approved continuing education provider. The International Hearing Society (IHS) accredits continuing education programs for practitioners in hearing healthcare.

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International Institute for Hearing Instrument Studies (IIHIS)

IHS’ education committee, the International Institute for Hearing Instrument Studies, is responsible for accrediting the Society's education programs, including distance learning, local chapter meetings, manufacturer sponsored programs and the IHS Annual Conference & Expo. It awards certificates of continuing education credit which are often required for maintenance of licensure and are also recognized by the National Board for Certification in Hearing Instrument Sciences (NBC-HIS).