Certificate IV in Operating Theatre Technical Support - HLT47515

Stanborough Wemyss Contracting Pty Ltd

Type of institution: Registered Training Organisation
Level: Pre-degree

This qualification is part of the Health Training Package. It reflects the role of senior operating theatre workers who provide assistance to operating theatre personnel.


  • 15 units: 10 core
  • 5 elective


  • Promote innovation in a team environment
  • Communicate and work in health or community services
  • Lead team effectiveness
  • Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately
  • Assist with preparation of clients for operative procedures
  • Work with diverse people
  • Handle medical gases safely
  • Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
  • Provide intra-operative equipment and technical support
  • Confirm physical health status
  • Plan and monitor continuous improvement
  • Implement workplace information system
  • Conduct manual tasks safely
  • Assess competence
  • Handle and care for operating theatre equipment
  • Maintain work health and safety
  • Implement continuous improvement
  • Lead effective workplace relationships
  • Plan, organise and facilitate learning in the workplace
  • Implement operational plan
  • Work legally and ethically
  • Implement and monitor infection prevention and control policies and procedures
  • Lead the work team
  • Develop teams and individuals
  • Reflect on and improve own professional practice

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