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WSQ Higher Certificate in Healthcare Support (Operating Theatre Support)

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Duration: Approximately 2.5 months (Full-Time) Programme Fees:
Full Course Fee: $10,898.59 (incl GST)
Course Fee (Singaporean/SPR) with 90% SkillsFuture Funding: $1,089.86 (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 are to acquire the knowledge and skills to assist the registered nurses and surgeons in the operating theatre. They will be trained to effectively maintain a clean operating theatre environment and in preparing the necessary equipment for surgical operations.

Basic Job Scope

  • Prepare patients for surgery
  • Prepare operating theatre for surgery
  • Perform post operating activities
  • Handle simple instruments/supplies
  • Manage sterile stock

  1. Use of medical terminology in work activities
  2. Perform lifesaving techniques
  3. Work within a legal and regulatory framework in the healthcare industry
  4. Demonstrate understanding of the operating theatre sterile environment
  5. Prepare patients for surgery
  6. Prepare operating theatre for surgery
  7. Perform post operation activities
  8. Demonstrate understanding of the sterile environment
  9. Handle simple instruments/supplies
  10. Manage sterile stock
  11. Comply with workplace safety and health policies and procedures in a healthcare industry
  12. Lifting, transferring and positioning of patients
  • Singapore Citizen / Singapore PR
  • One GCE ‘N’ Level Pass
  • Candidate must have completed WSQ Certificate in Healthcare Support (Nursing Care)