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Health - Perioperative Support

This Advanced Level Apprenticeship aims to provide the skills and knowledge required to become competent in supporting health professionals within the operating theatre department.

Perioperative/theatre support workers work alongside Health Professionals such as surgeons, nurses and operating department practitioners to provide patient care within the hospital operating theatre department.

Designed as a work-based programme this Advanced Level Apprenticeship includes qualifications at QCF Level 3. The average duration for completion of this Apprenticeship is 18 months.


Job Roles

  • Perioperative support worker
  • Theatre support worker


Last Updated: 19/06/2012

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The Main Info

The Salary

Starting salary (once qualified): £12,000 - £17,000

The Level

Advanced Level Apprenticeship

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Framework information

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