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Orthopaedic mechanical specialists make orthopaedic aids, such as prostheses, arm supports, bandages and wheelchairs. They advise patients based on their clinical profile regarding the various options for orthopaedic aids. They then prepare sketches of these aids and manufacture them. Orthopaedic mechanical specialists fit the orthopaedic aids to the patient and advise on their function and use.
Orthopaedic mechanical specialists find jobs at orthopaedic technology and rehabilitation workshops or medical supply stores.
- First general education school leaving certificate
Information on training & education programmes
Location of the training provider
Type of training/education
Dual training: Academic and practical
The training & education has a duration of 3 years.
Orthopaedic mechanical specialist
A training wage is paid that increases for each year of training.