Our People to Live Stronger & Longer

EarTrain Program

About the EarTrain program

EarTrain is a fully funded* online training program for primary health care professionals to identify and manage otitis media and other hearing conditions in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.

The program is delivered across Australia by TAFE NSW and is funded by the Australian Government. EarTrain is a Closing the Gap initiative available until 30 June 2026.

Program Eligibility

If you are a primary health care professional or worker providing care to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, you are eligible to participate in the EarTrain program.

Workshop 1: Practical Skills – Screening in your Community

This 2-day workshop provides practical skills in:

  • Otoscopy
  • Tympanometry
  • Screening Otoacoustic Emissions
  • Introduction to Audiometry (adults and children) * Referral Pathways.

This workshop is ideal for those requiring an introduction or refresh in these practical skills.

Our workshop will give you the opportunity to learn how to carry out the skills and techniques you have learnt in your online training topics. You will gain practical experience and confidence in carrying out these skills under the guidance of experienced audiologists, with ongoing support after
you’ve completed the workshop.

Participants who attend this workshop and complete logbooks will receive a Certificate of Participation.

Workshop Dates:

Register here or RSVP by emailing: mbrazier@ahmrc.org.au