Theatre Access Qualification – Award in Access to Operating Theatres (SCQF Level 8) – Our 360 Theatre Access course (Valid for IntelliCentrics / Sec3ure, MIA/LSI Tiers 1,2,3)

Courses for the Healthcare Industry

Duration - 2 Days
Course Organiser - Healthcare Skills Training International
Location - Virtual
Course summary

Theatre Access Qualification

Award in Access to Operating Theatres (SCQF Level 8)

Our Theatre Access qualification is benchmarked to National Occupational Standards and is governed by the UK Regulator:

It gives you a 360 virtual tour of an operating theatre suite, bridging the gap between online and face to face training. This course meets the needs of healthcare industry product support professionals in the medical device/pharma industry who provide product support in an operating theate environment. It is valid for all credentialing schemes, including IntelliCentrics, MIA/LSI. Our 360 Theatre Access qualification develops the knowledge and skills which hospital management require of medical device industry present in hospital critical care areas providing any technical assistance. The qualification is accepted by all Credentialing schemes. Re-accreditation is recommended every two years. See below for course dates.

Please note: the Award in Access to Operating Theatres (SCQF Level 8) is an SQA-Accreditation, accredited qualification. The Group Award Number is R556 04. Full details may be found here

Scroll down for more information. If you are a UK or overseas organisation seeking a course exclusively for a number of colleagues, or if you are a UK or overseas clinician and would like a course to run for a group of  healthcare professional colleagues, please contact or telephone +44(0) 141 946 6482




Course Fee

Course fee: £935+ VAT (where applicable) includes Professional Qualification Registration for EduQual, our awarding body (regulated by SQA).

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Professional Theatre Access Qualification 
Valid for MIA /LSI Tiers 1, 2, 3, Intellicentrics/Secure

Standards across Healthcare industry are high and key to both patient safety and company success. The role of the hospital salesperson has changed. They now need to be product technical specialists and the job is defined by the role not the title – they are Clinical Professionals, present in operating theatres and other clinical areas on a regular basis supporting products and educating staff on new products and technologies. The relationship between the clinician and the sales professional is no longer a selling opportunity ie the company representative is a valued member of the clinical team. In addition to this supportive role, medical device companies also have a responsibility for the lifetime risk management of their products and to provide ongoing service to hospitals and clinical teams.

Healthcare Skills Training International support these high standards providing a regulated Theatre Access qualification to the healthcare industry:

  • Benchmarked to National Occupational Standards
  • Delivered by audited training provider
  • Governed by UK Regulator

Virtual class 2 days for those new to the healthcare industry.
Exam only online qualification for experienced representatives (includes upload of practical assessments).

The Professional Theatre Access course develops the knowledge and skills which hospital management expect of healthcare industry personnel entering, assisting, and providing verbal/technical input within clinical areas.

Designed for roles in:

  • Medical Device,
  • Pharmaceutical and
  •  Regulatory environments.

The course delivers:

  • An understanding of what constitutes Best Practice in a clinical environment including infection control (hand washing & blood borne pathogens) PPE and Standard Precautions
  • The legal obligations in hospital and clinical settings
  • Competence based training approaches to product training
  •  Regulatory requirements, implications of medical device legislation and legal requirements for healthcare industry including correct patient use of products and reporting obligations.


The programme will be delivered in a virtual classroom setting with formal presentations; problem base learning and clinical sessions; facilitated with a qualified faculty with defining knowledge and experience.



Tel: +44 (0) 141 946 6482

Address: Healthcare Skills Training International Ltd
West of Scotland Science Park
Block 7, Kelvin Campus
Glasgow G20 0SP