Perioperative support apprenticeship

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.

This Advanced Level apprenticeship aims to provide the skills and knowledge required to become competent in supporting health professionals within the operating theatre department. The apprenticeship includes qualifications at Level 3 and will take around 18 months to complete, depending on age, experience and learning.

Level:

Advanced (Level 3)

Starting salary:

£16,800– £19,600

Job roles:

Perioperative support worker, Theatre support worker

Issuing Authority:

Skills for Health – www.skillsforhealth.org.uk