Follow the step-by-step guide to apply for ASHA audiology assistants certification (C-AA) beginning December 2020, which includes submitting a completed application and supporting documents, and paying the appropriate certification fee.
Individuals who apply for the C-AA credential must also do the following:
Once your application and supporting documents have been reviewed and approved, you will be notified by e-mail and provided with an Eligibility Exam ID to register for the national Assistants Certification Exam.
To be eligible to take the audiology assistants certification exam, applicants must complete one of three pathway options that best fits their education and qualifications.
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In addition to finishing all the requirements of the selected pathway option, applicants must also complete the following mandatory requirements:
*These three prerequisite courses must be completed no more than 2 years prior to application. These requirements may also be met as part of an academic course.
The Audiology Assistant Exam Blueprint [PDF] was developed through a research-based practice analysis by audiology assistants, audiologists, and educators to ensure that the certification reflects emerging data, applied knowledge, and best practices. The audiology assistants national exam will be based on the information in the blueprint.
The following references may provide you with additional information but are not required for exam review.