Hearing Conservation (HC) Manager Training


The Hearing Conservation (HC) Manager training is a beginning-level, half-day course. It emphasizes real-world application and has been developed for anyone responsible for creating, maintaining and/or improving an occupational hearing conservation program as encountered in occupational settings.

For this course, there is no prerequisite, licenses or membership required, just a desire to learn. Participants purchase the course from our secure website and are automatically sent an email with login instructions to access to the course.

This course is intended for a variety of audiences including:

The course content is ideal those that have recently been given occupational hearing conservation program related responsibilities but have little or no in-depth knowledge of the expectations. Attendees may be comprised of professionals in Human Resources (HR), Safety, Industrial Hygiene (IH), Nursing, Engineering or other fields.

Course content has also been developed to address requirements of those already knowledgeable in occupational hearing conservation but who want to refresh/update their skills as well as learn the current standard of care, continuous improvement techniques and best practice expectations in the field.


The course lectures review current literature and practice guidelines. The course consists of seven recorded lectures, quizzes, and a course exam and can be taken on-demand, as time allows. Upon successfully passing the exam, a certificate of completion will be available to download and print. This course provides:

  • key resources for starting a new hearing conservation program or improving an established one
  • directions in the seven elements of an effective hearing conservation program
  • guidance in regulatory compliance
  • management in best practices
  • education about minimum requirements for compliance versus best practices.
  • This course should guide attendees to other CAOHC resources that apply to their specific needs.


Materials are presented by Andrew Perkins, M.S., CIH, CSP, COHC

This course has been reviewed, refined and approved by a committee of subject matter experts in hearing conservation that work in a variety of disciplines. The course was specifically developed to address concerns in a range of professions and cover a broad spectrum of requirements.


Online training costs, $350.00.
Training includes a certificate of completion after successfully passing the exam


This on-Demand course is available at any time but must be completed within 60 days of first logging into the CAOHC Learning Center.

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