Box Hill Institute
Box Hill Institute
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Certificate III in Health Services Assistance (Specialising in Operating Theatre Technician)


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10 mths

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  • Prepare for a career in the medical industry as a Operating Theatre Technician.
  • Gain the skills to work as a part of a team who look after patients before, during and after an operation.
  • Box Hill Institute have a support team dedicated to helping you with career counselling, personal and educational counselling and welfare support.

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1 campus available

CampusStudy modeDurationNext start date
Box Hill

On-campus (full time)

10 mths


Course details

Entry requirements
  • Successful completion of Year 12 (or equivalent) OR;
  • Be a mature aged applicant
Next start date
10 mths
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Education institution
Box Hill Institute (RTO 4687)
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Course content

Completion of 15 units (including 7 core and 8 electives).
  • BSBMED301 - Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately
  • BSBWOR301 - Organise personal work priorities and development
  • CHCCCS010 - Maintain a high standard of service
  • CHCCCS026 - Transport individuals
  • CHCCOM005 - Communicate and work in health or community services
  • CHCDIV001 - Work with diverse people
  • HLTHSS007 - Handle medical gases safely
  • 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
  • HLTWHS005 - Conduct manual tasks safely
  • HLTAAP001 - Recognise healthy body systems
  • HLTINF001 - Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
  • HLTWHS001 - Participate in workplace health and safety
  • BSBFLM312 - Contribute to team effectiveness

Student reviews of Health courses

Student reviews of Box Hill Institute courses
Fewer than 5 reviews
Student review published May 2018
CourseCertificate III in Health Services Assistance
Completion date2016
Study modeBlended
The course was very theory orientated, not nearly enough practical learning to get you you work ready. The teachers were good but not really qualified enough for the course we were learning
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Entry requirements

  • Successful completion of Year 12 (or equivalent) OR;
  • Be a mature aged applicant AND;
  • Good communication and English skills AND;
  • Current National Police Check AND;
  • Current Working With Children Check AND;
  • Healthcare Workers Schedule A immunisations

In addition to the above, the Institute and CAE will assess all students’ language, literacy and numeracy and digital literacy by asking you to undertake a self-assessment review prior to the enrolment.

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Certificate III in Health Services Assistance (Specialising in Operating Theatre Technician)

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