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WSQ Advanced Certificate in Healthcare Support (Operating Theatre Support)

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*The programme dates are correct at time of uploading and are subjected to changes.
Duration: Approximately 3 months (Full-Time) Programme Fees:
Full Course Fee: $7,755.36 (incl GST)
Course Fee (Singaporean/SPR) with 90% SkillsFuture Funding: $775.54 (incl GST)

*Course fees are subjected to changes. Terms and conditions apply.
Surbana One
168 Jalan Bukit Merah
Singapore 150168
Program/Specialities: WSQ / Operating Theatre Support

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Course Objective

Participants will learn to monitor and prepare equipment to support medical professionals while guiding junior staff in ensuring equipment effectiveness prior to surgery.

Basic Job Scope

  • Support and prepare theatre environment prior to surgery
  • Prepare and position patient for administration of Anaesthesia
  • Monitor and provide effective operating theatre and sterilisation equipment
  • Assist and guide junior staff on proper care of equipment
  • Maintain and provide safe equipment during surgery
  • Track and assist in functioning of equipment during surgery
  • Provide support in managing surgical instruments
  • Assist in cleaning and packing of instruments before and after surgery
  1. Demonstrate professionalism in work practices
  2. Support and guide team members
  3. Maintain workplace safety and health policies and procedures
  4. Lead a service team
  5. Provide surgical equipment and technical support
  6. Handle and manage surgical instruments
  7. Assist in managing the effectiveness of equipment
  8. Assist with preparation of anaesthesia
  9. Solve problems and make decisions at supervisory level
  10. Coach for service performance
  • Singapore Citizen / Singapore PR
  • 1 GCE ‘N’ Level Pass
  • Candidate must have completed WSQ Higher Certificate in Healthcare Support (Operating Theatre Support) or equivalent
  • Minimum of 1 year work experience in healthcare setting (post WSQ Higher Certificate in Healthcare Support)