Diploma of Anaesthetic Technology HLT57915
Give yourself the best shot at becoming an anaesthetic technician. Learn the full range of skills in order to take responsibility for anaesthetic preparation, plus give professional assistance to the anaesthetist during procedures and to clients during post-operative recovery.
From developing competency in aseptic techniques, control of microbial growth and sterilisation and decontamination procedures, it’s the perfect course to relax about your career prospects. Click on the image below to take you to the relevant registered training organisation.
The Diploma of Anaesthetic Technology HLT57915 is a very practical, hands-on course, delivered in a face to face classroom format as well as in the simulated anaesthetic technology laboratory. The course is delivered over 2 years and includes a full time clinical placement in a hospital or clinic, organised by North Metropolitan TAFE. North Metropolitan TAFE has recently undertaken extensive industry consultation with hospitals in the metropolitan area to ensure our training was meeting the needs of the industry. Anaesthetic technicians play a critical role in supporting the anaesthetist and the role requires a wide range of complex skills and extensive knowledge to perform safely and effectively in the workplace. Following this consultation, the duration of the qualification was extended to 2 years.
TThis pilot TAFE NSW course which will commence in semester 1, 2019 is aimed at existing workers in the anaesthetic field. Learners will undertake training and assessment in the workplace and gain recognition for prior learning. For more information click here