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Continuing Education Requirements for Licensees

Hearing Instrument Fitters and Dispensers

To renew a hearing instrument fitter and dispenser license, you must complete 20 hours of continuing education during each 2-year license period.

Acceptable Activities

Continuing education will be accepted if the education falls into one or more of the following categories:

Unacceptable Activities

The department will not approve continuing education credit for the following activities:


Apprentice Permit

An apprentice permit holder must complete 20 hours of classroom continuing education during the apprentice year. The apprentice must complete the continuing education in one or more of the following approved subjects relating to the fitting and dispensing of hearing instruments:


Reporting Completed Courses

You do not need to report completed courses to the Deparment, unless requested to do so.

You are responsible for maintaining a record of your continuing education experiences or certificates until the next renewal is completed.

The Department will select a random sample of license holders for each renewal month. If selected for an audit, you will be notified at the time you receive your renewal notice. During an audit, you will be required to submit copies of certificates, transcripts or other documentation to verify your attendance, participation and completion of continuing education requirements.