Perioperative Theatre Technology

theatre technology course in kenya

By obtaining a certificate in Perioperative Theatre Technology, you can embark on a rewarding career and make a meaningful impact on patient perioperative care.

What does Perioperative Theatre Technology deal with?

As healthcare evolves, and our hospitals’ capacity to perform major and minor surgeries increases, the demand for skilled professionals in this area is also growing in different counties across the country.

This Certificate in Perioperative Theatre Technology course in kenya is designed to empower students with the knowledge, skills, and practical experience needed to assist surgeons in the operating theatre by: preparing the surgery room, assisting during surgery, cleaning surgical equipment’s, taking care of theatre equipment’s among other roles.

At Beta Care Training Institute (BCTI), we offer you expert faculty, a comprehensive curriculum, hands-on training, and industry-relevant skills, all of which open you up to abundant career opportunities.

Certificate in Operation Theatre Technology Course Overview

Perioperative Theatre Technicians are allied healthcare professionals. After completion of the program, students will be skilled at peri-operatively preventing nosocomial infections, providing perioperative theatre technology services to the theatre team, ensuring perioperative safety of patients and the theatre team, and maintaining operation theatre instruments and apparatus. Common duties include:

  • Arranging surgical instruments before surgery
  • Sterilizing instrumentation before surgery
  • Cleaning surgical instruments after surgery
  • Carrying out Surgeons’ commands during surgery
  • Taking care of anesthesia equipment.

Certificate in Perioperative Theatre Technology Requirements

An individual entering this course should have any of the following minimum requirements:

  1. Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) mean grade D (plain), Or
  2. Equivalent qualifications as determined by Kenya National Qualifications Authority (KNQA)

Theatre Assistant Course Duration

The duration of Perioperative Theatre Technician course is 1 year, including attachment as follows:

  • First trimester coursework + Free Computer classes and First Aid training
  • Second trimester coursework
  • Clinical rotations / Internal Attachment within Beta Care Hospital and Partner Hospitals
  • Industrial Attachment (2/3 months) – Students will be sent for mandatory attachment in Level IV Mission and Sub-county hospitals that we have partnered with. 

Please note that 1 trimester goes for 3 months, so the total course duration is 1 year!

Industrial Attachment

You must undergo an industrial attachment for a period of 2-3 months in a recognized hospital with an operation theatre.


There will be:

  • Continuous internal assessments coordinated by BCTI
  • External Competence assessment at completion of course coordinated by TVET CDACC


If successfully completed, the candidate will be awarded a certificate by TVET CDACC and Beta Care Training Institute (BCTI).

Perioperative Theatre Technology fees structure

Please request the fee structure for your planning…

Registration Fee:

Kshs. 1,000

Food and Accommodation for boarders

9,000 per month

Our Intakes

January, May & September

Reporting Date for next Intake

May, 2024  Apply Now

Got a Question?

Please call or Whatsapp on 0708177909 for the fee structure and further assistance.


47 Responses
      1. TonnieBeta

        Hi, the minimum requirement to sit for the final TVET CDACC exam is a D plain.
        With D- she won’t be able to sit for that exam. But our institution will also give her a certificate for course completion that she can use to apl work.

      1. TonnieBeta

        Caregiver course is not under the Nursing Council of Kenya. They do not offer it. But it is needed by industry. So every school creates their own curriculum.

    1. TonnieBeta

      Hi, yes you can. There should be some common units, so make sure to share your transcript so we know how to place you.
      For more info, please call, text, or whatsapp 0708177909

  1. Nyagah Francis

    I have been working as a cleaner in an operating theatre for at least one year and a half. For sure that place has the best experience ever💯. I was motivated and I will be joining a certificate course very soon. At least I have basic knowledge on how things run in such department. Soon I might join your institution.

    1. TonnieBeta

      Hi, that’s good to hear. Some of our TT students actually joined the program for the same exact reasons. They have a different kind of passion for the course. You’re welcome too when ready.

    1. TonnieBeta

      Hi, this course is only provided full-time. No part-time classes.
      Please call or Whatsapp on 0708177909 for more details.
      Next class starts in March.

    1. TonnieBeta

      Hi, you can send us a text on 0708177909 and we’ll get back to you. Alternatively, you can fill in the online application form and then we’ll get back to you.

    1. TonnieBeta

      Hi, You will do a TVET CDACC exam after completing your studies. The curriculum has 16 units though we have added a few more that we deemed necessary to make our students more capable and confident.

  2. Faith Macharia

    Do certificate students get lincenses and are there job vacancies for them or is it a must one to advance to the diploma position

    1. TonnieBeta

      Once you do the TVET CDACC exams and get the certificate you’re ready to hit the job market. You can advance later if you want to increase your job responsibilities… But certificate is more marketable because they can do the job and won’t ask for a lot of money.

    1. TonnieBeta

      Hi, we’re only in Githunguri at the moment. You can make your application online for the next intake or call us for more details.

    1. TonnieBeta

      Certificate in perioperative theatre technology is examined by KNEC. After completion you’re given a certificate. not a license.

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