(SCTP) WSQ Higher Certificate in Healthcare (Nursing) with Perioperative Specialisation

Overview

Learn the skills and knowledge required to assist in perioperative and sterilisation practices as part of the team, and adhering to infection control practices and standard. Learners will also be able to participate in healthcare improvement projects.

Career Prospects & Progression

Skilled OTAs have good career prospects and are high in demand. Graduates can expect a stable and secure entry career in healthcare. With a friendly attitude and good work ethics, graduates can look forward to promising career progression. Operating Theatre Assistant > Senior Operating Theatre Assistant

Award of Certification

  • Higher Certificate in Healthcare (Perioperative and Sterilisation Service) – By HMI Institute
  • WSQ Statement of Attainment (SOA) – by SkillsFuture Singapore

Full Qualification Modules

Technical Skills & CompetenciesModule Title
Infection Prevention and Control in Nursing Practice
Practice Infection Prevention and Control in Healthcare
Clinical Support for Patient Service Associates
Support in Sterilisation Service: Entry Level
Infection Control
Assist in Perioperative Practice: Entry Level
Quality Improvement and Safe PracticesQuality Improvement and Sage Practices with 6S Concept

Duration

2.5 Months (Full-time)

Delivery Methods

The course comprises of classroom lessons, skills laboratory training, E-learning and clinical attachment.

Assessment Methods

Oral/written tests, assignments and practical performance.

  • Obtained at least a C6 pass at GCE O-level and N-Level in any 1 subject or equivalent, OR
  • Workplace Literacy & Numeracy (WPLN) Level 4 (Speaking, Listening, Reading & Numeracy) and Level 3 (Writing)
  • Certified medically fit for healthcare training and work by approved clinics
  • Must clear HMI Institutes’ admissions screening process for the course

 

Applicants will be assessed by the Institute on their suitability for the course prior to enrolment. Academic qualifications are but one of several assessment criteria.

COURSE FEE

 Age group  Course fee after subsidies (Subjected to GST)

Employees of Healthcare sector Small Medium Enterprise (SME) that are Singaporeans or Singapore PR of age 21 years old and above

*SSG Course fee subsidy up to 90% [ETSS]

$506.32 (paid by employer)

Employees of Healthcare sector Non-SME that are

  • Singaporeans of age between 21-39 years old
  • Singapore PR of age 21 years old and above


*SSG Course fee subsidy up to 70%

$1,518.96 (paid by employer)

Employees of Healthcare sector Non-SME that are Singaporeans of age 40 years old and above

*SSG Course fee subsidy up to 90% [MCES]

$506.32 (paid by employer)

Employees of Healthcare sector SME or Non-SME

  • Singaporeans of age between 21-39 years old
  • Singapore PR of age 21 years old and above


*SSG Course fee subsidy up to 70%

$1,518.96 (paid by trainee)

Employees of Healthcare sector SME or Non-SME Singaporeans of age 40 years old and above

*SSG Course fee subsidy up to 90% [MCES]

$506.32 (paid by trainee)

*Course fees before funding: $5063.20

*This course is only funded by SSG for In-Service enrolments

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