HLT47515

Certificate IV in Operating Theatre Technical Support

This course is for those who are aiming to work in the operating theatre as a technician and are already working in this area and are looking to upskill.

A monthly payment plan is available for this course!

Subject to availability.

Certificate IV in Operating Theatre Technical Support

Qualification

Certificate IV in Operating Theatre Technical Support (HLT47515)

Start Date

17 Aug 2023 (Intake 3)

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Program Length

12 months

Campus

2-10 Camberwell Road
Hawthorn East VIC 3123
Australia

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Study Mode

Classes 1 day a fortnight. Some online learning. Work placement.

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Certificate IV in Operating Theatre Technical Support – HLT47515

Course Overview

This course is for people who are aiming to work in the operating theatre as a technician and/or are already working in this area and would like to upskill and/or undertake leadership roles. You don’t have to undertake the Certificate IIII qualification first to enrol in Cert IV in Operating Theatre Technical Support.

We can also support the traineeship program. If you’re an employer and are interested in training your staff on the job through a registered training organisation, please get in touch via our Contact Us page to find out more.

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Certificate IV IN OPERATING THEATRE TECHNICAL SUPPORT – HLT47515

Course Details

Entry Criteria

Students entering the course must meet the required entry criteria, educational standards and administrative requirements as per Mayfield Education’s Student Entry and Administration Policy and Procedure.

Applicants must:

  • Be 18 years of age or over.
  • Attend a course information session at Mayfield Education.
  • Attend and complete a pre course assessment including a Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LNN) robot on site at Mayfield Education.
  • Attend a pre training interview at Mayfield Education.
  • Have basic computer skills and access to a personal computer device including internet to enable connectivity with learning resources.
  • Have COVID 19 vaccination history.
  • Be able to provide the below checks within the first 8 weeks of the course:
    • A current and clear National Police Check.
    • A current and clear Working with Children Check.
    • Healthcare category A immunisation record including flu vaccination. These are listed on the Department website.
    Training Program

    Total number of units = 15
    10 core units
    5 elective units

    Core Units

    CHCCOM005 Communicate and work in health or community services
    CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
    CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically
    HLTINF007 Implement and monitor infection prevention and control standards, policies and procedures
    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
    HLTWHS003 Maintain work health and safety
    BSBMED301 Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately
    BSBMGT403 Implement continuous improvement

    Elective Units

     

    HLTAAP002 Confirm physical health status
    HLTINF006 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures.
    HLTWHS005 Conduct manual tasks safely
    HLTAID011 Provide first aid
    HLTHSS012 Handle medical gasses safely

    Intake/Application Closing Dates

    Intake 3 2023

    • Commencement date: 17 August, 2023

    Applications for enrolment close 2 weeks before orientation day.

    Late applications will be considered for the next intake if received after the closing date.

    Delivery

    This course takes approximately twelve months to complete.

    The course includes both face to face and online learning, plus 80 hours of work placement.

    Classes run 1 day a fortnight from 9.30am to 3.30pm.

    Award

    Graduates will receive a nationally recognised certificate and transcript of results showing completion of the full Certificate IV in Operating Theatre Technical Support – HLT47515 qualification.

    If the full course is not completed, a Statement of Attainment will be issued for any units where competency has been attained.

    Fees

    Government funded* applicant

    Tuition Fee: $5,765*
    (Government funding: Skills First subsidy *$8.75/hour)

    Student Contribution Estimate Fee: $6,594
    (Includes: Course Material Fees: $250, Course Retained Items: $399, Student Service Fee: $75, Course Education Levy: $105)

    Initial Course Deposit via electronic Transfer: $250

    Monthly Direct Debit Instalment Payment Plan: Available
    Complete direct debit form

    Full Fee applicant

    Tuition Fee: $8,100

    Student Total Course Estimate: $8,979
    (Inclusions: Course Material Fees: $300, Course Retained Items: $399, Student Service Fee: $75, Course Education Levy: $105)

    Initial Course Deposit via electronic Transfer: $250

    Monthly Direct Debit Instalment Payment Plan: Available
    Complete direct debit form

    Disclaimers

    The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.

    Fees are indicative, may subject to change of government policy and this may occur during the course.

    Fee instalment plan is available.

    * Government funding eligibility criteria applied.

    Book An Information Session

    Information Session Information sessions for this course are coming soon. Let us know if you would like us to contact you with updates.

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    Ready to enrol for the course?

    STEP 1: Attend the information session

    STEP 2: Submit an online course application form