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  • HLT57915
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Diploma of Anaesthetic Technology

At a glance

At a glance

Take the next step in your career in health with this advanced-level course that will qualify you to work as an anaesthetic technician.

JOB PROSPECTS
  • Anaesthetic Technician
COURSE OUTCOME

HLT57915 Diploma of Anaesthetic Technology

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Course overview

Course overview

Advance your career in healthcare with this higher-level qualification. The health sector is experiencing strong job growth and this course will give you the specialised skills you need to gain employment as an anaesthetic technician.

You will be able to confidently provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation; interpret and apply medical terminology; assist with airway management; prepare patients for, and monitor them during anaesthesia; and respond to anaesthesia-related emergencies. Our highly-experienced industry professionals will guide you every step of the way to ensure your transition into the health sector is a success.

Successful completion of this course will qualify you to seek employment as an anaesthetic technician.

Units

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all core and 2 elective units from the list below.

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
BSBMED301
Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately
CHCCOM005
Communicate and work in health or community services
CHCDIV001
Work with diverse people
CHCPRP003
Reflect on and improve own professional practice
HLTAAP003
Analyse and respond to client health information
HLTAID001
Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
HLTANA001
Prepare clients for anaesthesia
HLTANA002
Monitor clients during anaesthesia
HLTANA003
Assist with airway management
HLTANA004
Respond to anaesthesia related emergencies
HLTANA005
Maintain quality and supply of anaesthetic equipment and consumables
HLTANA006
Assist with clinical procedures used in anaesthesia
HLTANA007
Monitor medications in the anaesthetic environment
HLTINF001
Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
HLTWHS003
Maintain work health and safety
VPC120
Vocational placement

Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
CHCLEG001
Work legally and ethically
HLTWHS006
Manage personal stressors in the work environment

Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.

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Ways to study

Ways to study

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University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

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  • James Cook University
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland
Payment options

Payment options

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what's right for you, get in touch. We're here to help.

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Applying for a course does not guarantee you a place in that course. Your place is only guaranteed once you enrol into units. Enrolling means that you are committing yourself to study, and to paying the associated fees. The tuition fees and applicable charges are required to be paid at enrolment or by scheduled instalment dates either by yourself, a nominated third party (e.g. your employer), or as identified within a contract for delivery of TAFE Queensland training.

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Money IconVet Student Loan - $10,150 cap

This is an interest-free personal loan from the Australian Government that provides eligible students access to capped funding to help pay for their studies.

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If you have difficulty paying for the full cost of a course upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

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Important Information
Important Information

Important Information


Selection criteria

Domestic Students
There are no Selection criteria requirements for Domestic Students, however it is recommended that students have completed Year 12 or equivalent.

 

International Students
The following Selection criteria requirements apply only to International Students:

  • English Language Proficiency: Academic IELTS 6.0 (no individual band less than 5.5) or ISLPR 3 on all skills or other - For a list of all English Language test accepted by TAFE Queensland International
  • Academic Requirements: Completion of Year 12 (or equivalent). Non school-leavers must have relevant work experience or qualification that indicates likely success of course completion. For more information on the international education achievement levels equivalent to Year 10 and 12.

Students should be a minimum of 18 years of age. Student visa applicants under the age of 18 will be accepted where they demonstrate that they will be accompanied by a parent, legal custodian or a suitable relative who is aged 21 or over. This arrangement requires the approval of the Department of Home Affairs. For more information visit Department of Home Affairs - Welfare Requirements for Student Visa Applicants under 18.

 

Assessment Methods

Skill and knowledge assessments are an essential step in progressing through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you are studying at TAFE Queensland, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples, third-party feedback, and through recognition of prior learning. Read more about assessment methods.

Disclaimer

All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolment numbers. Timetable information is subject to change prior to commencement and/or during the duration of your course.

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How to apply

How to apply

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and credit transfers


Fast track your way to a formal qualification by earning credit for the things you already know. Getting recognition for the skills you've gained from the workplace or previous learning means less study time for you, and getting the paper to prove you're qualified a whole lot sooner. We can assess your skills, directly apply credits from previous successful study, and give you advanced standing in your course.

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If you have read and understood the student rules, refund policy, understand your fees and payment options, have a Unique Student Identifier (USI) and checked you meet the entry requirements and selection criteria for this course, you're ready to get started.

University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

Learn more about university pathways
  • James Cook University
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland