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Anaesthetic Technician Courses

An Anaesthetic Technician works with patients undergoing anaesthesia during medical procedures. You’ll discuss procedures with patients and gather information which may affect their reaction to anaesthesia. Anaesthetic Technicians also maintain equipment and instruments used during the administration of anaesthesia.

Anaesthetic Technicians should have strong personal skills and be able to communicate well with patients. You’ll need to be organised and have excellent attention to detail. Anaesthetic Technicians must be able to follow instructions and maintain correct procedures during their duties.

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Popular Anaesthetic Technician Courses

There is one course available for people who want to become an Anaesthetic Technician.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does an Anaesthetic Technician earn?

In Australia, a full time Anaesthetic Technician generally earns $1,250 per week ($65,000 annual salary) before tax. This is a median figure for full-time employees and should be considered a guide only. As you gain more experience you can expect a potentially higher salary than people who are new to the industry.

What are the job opportunities for an Anaesthetic Technician?

Employment numbers in this industry have remained stable in recent years. There are currently 620 people working as an Anaesthetic Technician in Australia compared to 550 five years ago. Anaesthetic Technicians may find work in larger towns and cities where major health facilities are located.

Source: Australian Government Job Outlook 2020

How do I become an Anaesthetic Technician?

If you’re planning a career as an Anaesthetic Technician, consider enrolling in a Diploma of Anaesthetic Technology. You’ll learn to monitor patients’ vital signs while under anaesthesia, assist with clinical procedures and respond to anaesthesia-related emergencies.

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Job Pathways

Here are some potential career pathways within allied health assistance. Click on an occupation to learn more about the role and the qualifications that can help you get started in this industry.