This Operating Theatre Technician skill set provides comprehensive training to prepare graduates to assist health professionals in an operating theatre.
Studying the Operating Theatre Technician Specialisation
This skill set will prepare learners to perform the following tasks within an operating theatre environment:
- preparing and maintaining an operating theatre and its equipment
- assisting surgical team during operations
- providing support to patients in the recovery room
- maintaining the cleanliness of an operating theatre.
All units are taught by our experienced teaching team who maintain their industry currency within the hospital and health care industry.
Your learning will be supported through a range of classes, online activities and tutorials. Practical sessions are conducted in our state-of-the-art allied health facility, with simulated hospital and operating theatre environments.
||Handle and care for operating theatre equipment
||Assist with preparation of clients for operative procedures
||Provide intra-operative equipment and technical support
| Code || Name |
|HLTTHE001||Handle and care for operating theatre equipment|
|HLTTHE002||Assist with preparation of clients for operative procedures|
|HLTTHE003||Provide intra-operative equipment and technical support|
Assessments are designed to provide learners with opportunities to demonstrate they have attained the required skills and knowledge using a range of practically based activities and tasks, as required by recognised standards.
Entry into this fee-for-service skill set requires the following:
- Applicants hold the HLT33115 - Certificate III in Health Services Assistance qualification or
- Applicants have completed or are concurrently enrolled in the HLT33115 - Certificate III in Health Services Assistance 12 unit Partial Qualification delivered at Holmesglen.
Prior to enrolment or commencement of training students will be required to complete a literacy and numeracy assessment (BKSB test) and a pre-training interview.
These will assist with determining the prospective student suitability for the course and identify any learning support needs.
Prior to undertaking clinical placement, students will need to provide their health and immunisation status, complete a National Police Records Check annually and hold a valid Working with Children Check for employees. This will require candidates to be aged 18 at the time of document submission.
Qualification and recognition
A Certificate of Attainment will be issued to students who complete the three unit skill set.
|Tuition fees (GST exempt)
|Mandatory Materials and Activities fees * (GST inc)
Holmesglen tuition fees shown are all inclusive and indicative of the cost to complete the entire course.
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