Note: Use of ILE Test Prep and/or the IHS Distance Learning for Professionals in Hearing Health Sciences course does not guarantee a passing score on the International Licensing Examination for Hearing Healthcare Professionals.
Subscribers may experience technical difficulties when using Internet Explorer. Use of an alternate browser, such as Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, or Apple Safari is recommended.
IHS COURSE VS. ILE TEST PREP
What is the difference between the IHS Distance Learning for Professionals in Hearing Health Sciences course and ILE Test Prep?
Distance Learning for Professionals in Hearing Health Sciences provides foundational knowledge for individuals beginning their career as a hearing aid specialist. In tandem with hands-on training, the course provides the knowledge and training necessary to prepare for independent practice.
ILE Test Prep is an exam preparation tool. It is not a substitute for the course. It alone will not prepare someone for licensed practice. IHS recommends a trainee complete Distance Learning for Professionals in Hearing Health Sciences while engaging in hands-on training. Then, use ILE Test Prep to prepare for the written licensing examination.
ABOUT THE INTERNATIONAL LICENSING EXAMINATION FOR HEARING HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS
The International Licensing Examination for Hearing Healthcare Professionals (ILE) is used by 44 U.S. states and 5 Canadian provinces in their licensing process. This practice-based exam measures competence in entry-level hearing aid specialists using 105 multiple-choice questions. The questions are largely situation-based – they do not call for simple memorization, but rather for analysis and application of knowledge gained through training.