On the Job Training

SWC will help connect your current training methods to National Quality Training Framework standards. Training programs are designed to be competency based.

Tailored Courses

SWC tailors courses to the needs of your business, to maximise training and development of your staff.

Company Branded

All training workbooks are branded in your company's name and referred to your company's work practices and policy and procedures.

Course outline

This qualification reflects the role of senior operating theatre workers who provide assistance to operating theatre personnel.


12 months approximately

Mode of Delivery

On-the-Job Training

Entry Requirements

You must be working in a hospital environment on a regular basis. Training will be conducted at the worksite with confirmed hospital support.

Course structure:

15 units including 10 core units and 5 elective units.


  • HLTWHS003 Maintain work health and safety
  • CHCCOM005 Communicate and work effectively in health or community services
  • CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
  • CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically
  • HLTINF003 Implement and monitor infection prevention and control policies and procedures
  • HLTTHE001 Handle and care for operating theatre equipment
  • HLTTHE002 Assist with preparation of clients for operative procedures
  • HLTTHE003 Provide intra-operative procedures
  • BSBMED301 Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately
  • BSBMGT403 Implement continuous improvement


  • HLTHSS007 Handle medical gases safely
  • HLTWHS007 Conduct manual tasks safely
  • CHCCCS026 Transport individuals
  • HLTSTE001 Clean and disinfect reusable medical devices
  • HLTHSS003 Perform general cleaning tasks in a clinical setting
  • CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice
  • HLTWHS006 Manage personal stressors in the work environment
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