Certificate in Plaster Technology Course at Boitekanelo College

Certificate in Plaster Technology Course at Boitekanelo College

What is Plaster Technology?

An Orthopedic & Plaster Technician is specially trained in casting and splinting immobilization techniques. These technicians work under the supervision of Orthopedic surgeons and manage the care of the patients in a clinic and also assist during surgeries.

Certificate in Plaster Technology

The programme is designed to expose students to the knowledge of plaster and synthetic cast application. As part of the health care team, successful completion of the programme will impart the students with the knowledge to assist patients with orthopaedic problems through application, adjustment and removal of variety of cast and splints.

Admission Requirements

BGCSE or equivalent with a minimum of 30 points with at least D in Biology, Chemistry, Physics or DD/EE Double Science, Mathematics and English.

2 years relevant, current health work experience with a recommendation letter.


Year 1

  • Medical Ethics,
  • Orthopedic Terminology and Communication,
  • Introduction to Applied Orthopedic Anatomy and Physiology,
  • Principles of P.O.P Applications,
  • Introduction to Orthopedic Diseases
  • Complications and Fundamentals of Universal Precautions
  • Aseptic Techniques

Employment Opportunities

  • Public and Private hospitals
  • Public and Private clinics