NSQF- Anaesthesia Technician.pdf

Anaesthesia Technician

  • Job DescriptionIndividuals in this job provide support to anaesthesia providers in the acquisition, preparation and application of the equipment and supplies required for the administration of anaesthesia.
  • CodeHSS/ Q 2501
  • SectorHealthcare
  • NSQF LevelLevel 4
  • Notional Hours1200
  • Accrediting BodiesHealthcare Sector Skill Council
  • Certifying BodiesHealthcare Sector Skill Council
  • Proposed Occupation

    Anaesthesia Technician: Paramedical professional working in hospital settings and an integral part of the anaesthesia patient care team. Also known as anaesthetic technician.

  • International Comparability

    While writing the NOSs the UK NOS's were also referred to and an effort was taken to maintain comparability in the technical part of the NOS's.

  • Progression Pathway

    Progression will be possible in both academic as well as professional area as:

    Level 5- Team Leader/ Supervisor - Anaesthesia Department


    Level 5: Specialization in Advanced Anaesthesia Procedures as per department through bridge course

  • Qualification File NSQF- Anaesthesia Technician.pdf
  • Supporting Documents
  • Formal structure of the qualification
    Title of unit or other component Mandatory/ Optional Estimated size (Hours) Level
    HSS/ N 2501: Assist licensed anaesthesia provider in different care settings Mandatory 1200 (Cumulative Notional Hour for all NOS) 4
    HSS/N 2502: Prepare and manage anaesthesia room Mandatory 4
    HSS/N 2503: Maintenance of Equipment Mandatory 4
    HSS/N 2504: Administrative and other Duties Mandatory 4
    HSS/ N 9603: Act within the limits of your competence and authority Mandatory 4
    HSS/ N 9606: Maintain a safe healthy and secure environment Mandatory 4
    HSS/N 9607: Practice Code of conduct while performing duties Mandatory 4
    HSS/ N 9609: Follow biomedical waste disposal protocols Mandatory 4
    HSS/ N 9610: Follow infection control policies and procedures Mandatory 4
    HSS/ N 9611: Monitor and assure quality Mandatory 4