The DipHE in Operating Department Practice (ODP) is a two-year full-time programme comprising of online and work-based learning.
Our programme has been developed to prepare Operating Department Practitioners (ODPs) who are fit for purpose now and for the future as service evolves. You will be equipped to practice in dynamic, multidisciplinary settings and demonstrate competency in providing high standards of safe, compassionate, evidence-based, and patient–focussed care in the perioperative context.
The DipHE ODP programme will incorporate 40% theory and 60% work-based learning hours, reflecting the standards of education and training (HCPC, 2017), Standards of proficiency (HCPC, 2014) and the Scope of Practice (COPD, 2009).
Students who complete the programme will be eligible to apply for professional registration with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).
Tuition fees for this programme are paid by the student's health board.