Search for hearing courses
that will receive course equivalents
for the units by the HCS
prefix in the Course Listing
. Parkland does not offer the hearing society courses, only course equivalents.
What you need to do to get started:
Step 1: To apply for an Illinois Department of Public Health license as a hearing instrument dispenser, you must complete specific training by completing 30 learning units. Information for the modules and the requirements can be found at the following links. mike@P-A-M-S.com
(make request) or www.illinoishearingsociety.org
Step 2: Become a Parkland College non-degree-seeking student
using the online application process by clicking the APPLY NOW link (on the right).
Step 3: Send to Parkland College, in care of Sandy Sauer, the certificate of completion of the 30 units or FAX it to 217/373-3861.
Step 4: You will be registered into the courses equivalent to the units; a grade of 'Satisfactory' will be awarded.
Step 5: Once the tuition is paid for the four courses, which is 12 credits multiplied by the in-state tuition rate per credit hour, you may request transcripts to be sent to your home.
Step 6: It is your responsibility to FAX or mail the Parkland College transcript noting the course equivalents to the Illinois Department of Public Health (FAX it to 217/557-5324).