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Diploma of Anaesthetic Technology

National ID: HLT57915 | State ID: AWM7

 

This qualification will equip you to work alongside an anaesthetist undertaking the work tasks required of an anaesthetic technician. This includes preparing patients for anaesthesia and then monitoring them during and after surgery.

You are likely to be exposed to a wide range of surgeries with differing needs as well as to unexpected occurrences and allergic reactions requiring you to respond quickly. You will be equipped to assist in every step of anaesthetic procedures including:

·         Ordering and maintaining essential supplies

·         Setting up workstations and associated equipment

·         Preparing patients for anaesthesia

·         Monitoring patients during and after anaesthesia

·         Being prepared for unexpected events and allergic reactions where you will need to think, respond and act quickly

The Diploma course 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 18 months and includes a 10 to 12 week full time clinical placement in a hospital or clinic, organised by North Metropolitan TAFE.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Further study opportunities:

Completion of this qualification will provide you with the opportunity to start a career as an anaesthetic technician. You could start on your career as an anaesthetic technician or anaesthetic paramedical officer once you have completed this Diploma or continue with further studies in health, paramedical or biomedical sciences at university.

 

Further Study Option(s)

University

Course overview

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria Additional requirements
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria Additional requirements
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria Additional requirements
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria Additional requirements
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria Additional requirements

North Metro Tafe
Mount Lawlely
Three semesters
Y
Y

Entrance requirements

Course Overview

Where Mount Lawley
Duration
How Full-Time
When

Completion of this qualification will provide you with the opportunity to start a career as an anaesthetic technician.

Further study opportunities:

Completion of this qualification will provide you with the opportunity to start a career as an anaesthetic technician. You could start on your career as an anaesthetic technician or anaesthetic paramedical officer once you have completed this Diploma or continue with further studies in health, paramedical or biomedical sciences at university.

 

Further Study Option(s)

University

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

VET Student Loans

VET Student Loans is the new program that replaces the current VET FEE HELP scheme.

Eligible students will be entitled to apply for a VET Student Loan. Comprehensive information on VET Student Loans can be found on the Australian Government website education.gov.au/vet-student-loans

International students

Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.

International students can only study full-time.

For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the TAFE International WA website www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au

Entrance Requirements

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
Completion of WACE General or ATAR (Minimum C Grades) or equivalent Completion of WACE General or ATAR or equivalent (minimum C Grades) Certificate III
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