Surgical Technology Training in Just 12 Months

Train for an exciting career in Surgical Technology in just 12 months. Western Suffolk BOCES’ accredited School of Surgical Technology offers this 1200-hour program for you to prepare to take the National Certifying Examination as a Surgical Technologist. A Surgical Technologist works closely with the surgeon, anesthesiologist and registered nurse to set up and assist in all type of surgical procedures.
You will learn how to perform many duties that help keep the operating room functioning safely before, during and after operations. Practice the skillful handling and passing of surgical instruments and supplies, sterilizing operating room equipment and maintaining inventory in BOCES’ simulated Operating Room.

BOCES’ program offers a low student-to-teacher ratio for highly personalized instruction. Students are assigned to a clinical site at one of Long Island’s excellent health care facilities and spend 590 hours working under the guidance of an experienced health care professional.

Classes are held at Wilson Tech’s Northport campus. Enrollment is limited to 10 students per class.

Western Suffolk BOCES is accredited by the Council on Occupational Education (COE).

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why choose BOCES for Surgical Technology?

  • Full accredited program
  • Eligible to apply to take the national certifying exam upon graduation
  • Professional faculty with OR experience
  • Financial aid counselor available
  • Financial aid and tuition payment plans available to those who qualify
  • Lifetime job placement services available
  • Student assistance and counseling at our Career Center
  • Approved for ACCESS-VR and VA
  • Advanced placement is available in this BOCES’ Practical Nursing program within one year of graduation