Commencing semester 1: 4 years full-time as accelerated (equivalent to 4. 5 years full-time study). Some students may take longer. Commencing June: 3. 5 years full time as accelerated (equivalent to 4. 5 years full-time study). Some students may take longer. This clinical discipline requires students to be hands-on. That's why we have clinical workshops allowing you to experiment with materials and equipment first hand. Our technical labs and clinical consulting rooms are of the highest standard. Study areas include clinical orthotics and prosthetics, where you learn to work with clients in a respectful manner. You'll work one-on-one with a diverse range of clients and learn how to assess, prescribe and plan treatment. You'll also learn about casting, cast modification, fabrication, fitting, alignment and evaluation of fit and function of several prosthetic and orthotic devices. The course structure lets you complete the required subjects for this 4. 5 year degree in only four years.
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