Surgical Technology Program
Surgical technologists are responsible for preparing the operating room, selecting and opening sterile instruments. Training includes assembling, adjusting, and checking non-sterile equipment. Completion of the surgical technologist program is approximately one year.
- Surgical Technologist
Employment of surgical technologists is projected to grow 12% from 2016 to 2026.
The average wage for this career in Florida is $22.46 hourly or $46,710 annually.
The entire program is 1330 hours. Students can earn a certificate at the completion of the following Occupational Completion Points (OCPs):
|OCP A||Basic Healthcare Worker||90 Hours|
|OCP B||Central Supply Technician ||210 Hours
|OCP C||Surgical Technologist 1|
Surgical Technologist 2
Surgical Technologist 3
|Total Hours: 1330|
Location & Course’s Schedule:
Surgical Technology is available at the following school (s):
|Lindsey Hopkins Technical College||Monday - Thursday from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.|
Contact Information at the Location:
Additional information can be provided by student services:
|LOCATION||COUNSELOR / REGISTRAR||PHONE NUMBER|
|Lindsey Hopkins Technical College|
- Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Surgical Technologists, on the Internet at https://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/surgical-technologists.htm.