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 22 weeks - 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 III in Health Services Assistance
TAFE
Certificate IV in Operating Theatre Technical Support