Operating Department Assistant Training Programme at Life Rosepark Hospital

By on January 1, 2014

Operating Department Assistant Programme at Life Rosepark Hospital, Bloemfontein (part of the Life Healthcare Group)

The primary purpose of this program is to provide the learner with the knowledge and clinical skills required to function as a safe theatre department assistant and as a member of the theatre department team in the private healthcare sector. This program commences in Feb 2014


  • Must have a passed Grade 12 (Matric) certificate and results.
  • A knowledge, comprehension and application of Mathematics and Science at Grade 12 level are essential.
  • Biology at Grade 12 level is an advantage.
  • Fluent in English (reading, speaking and writing).

Critical Outputs:

  • The course is a three (3) year full-time diploma, including flexible practical hours at Life Rosepark Hospital in the theatre environment and theoretical hours.
  • On completion of the diploma, the theatre department assistant will be able to function as a member of the sterile and / or non-sterile team and they will have the necessary knowledge and skills to create a safe therapeutic environment for the patient and personnel, ensuring that the patient receives safe care. 
  • The learner will be competent to deliver a service in accordance with the legislation, ethics and codes of practice in South Africa.

How to apply

Click here to download the applications forms

Closing Date: Monday, 6 January 2014


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