Edge Hill University is
recruiting for its Operating Department Practice (ODP) programme which is
offered at both the University’s Ormskirk and Manchester campuses.
Edge Hill University is holding an open event at its
Manchester city centre campus for those interested in a career as an Operating
- Would you like to work in an operating theatre as
part of a professional team at a local hospital?
- Have you just left school or college, already
working in health care, or just looking for an exciting career change?
- Are you
looking for a new interesting, dynamic, rewarding career in healthcare?
Employment prospects in the North West area are
extremely good and on qualification, practitioners could be looking at a
starting salary of approximately £24,000 per year.
This is a 3 year university programme where you will spend 60% of your
time working and learning within local hospital operating theatres. ODPs are at
the forefront of supporting medical staff and patients before, during and after
surgery. This is a career option that many people may not have considered.
As the sole provider of ODP training in the North West of England, the
BSc (Hons) Operating Department Practitioners programme at Edge Hill University
has had a 100% employment rate for completing students.
No tuition fees are charged for this programme.
This programme is NHS-funded and students receive a means-tested NHS
Bursary. Clinical placements are available throughout Merseyside and Greater
- 260 UCAS points gained from: two A levels at grade C or above and five
GCSE passes (or equivalent) grade C or above including English Language and
Maths. Equivalent qualifications, for example BTEC Diploma minimum MMM or BTEC
certificate minimum DD; completed Access to Higher Education course, Cert
HE/Dip HE or previous degree level study will also be accepted
- Evidence of academic study within the last five years
- Settled UK Residency Status
If you wish to attend this event please call 01695 650734.
If you have any queries relating to the entry criteria qualifications or
applying through UCAS please contact the Admissions team on 01695 650950 or via