Operating Theatre Technician

Prepares and maintains an operating theatre and its equipment, assists the surgical team during operations and provides support to patients in the recovery room.
Training time 1 year
Average pay $50,575
Employment prospects Moderate
Employment size 1,300

How do I become an Operating Theatre Technician in Victoria?

To work as an Operating Theatre Technician in Victoria, you'll need:
  • A Certificate III in Health Services Assistance
  • A Certificate IV in Operating Theatre Technical Support
  • Healthcare Workers Schedule A immunisations
  • Recommended

  • Completion of Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE) or equivalent
  • Good communication and English language skills
  • Current police check
  • Working with children licence

What does an Operating Theatre Technician do?

  • Prepares and maintains an operating theatre and its equipment
  • Assists the surgical team during operations
  • Provides support to patients in the recovery room

Related courses

Government-subsidised training is marked with this symbol
Certificate IV in Operating Theatre Technical Support
TAFE