TAFE NSW - Sydney Institute

Certificate III in Sterilisation Services

HLT37015

Randwick

This foundation certificate prepares you for work in a range of health settings with specialist knowledge of how to maintain a clean and safe environment for health care.

There are multiple ways to study Certificate III in Sterilisation Services with TAFE NSW - Sydney Institute

  • $1,450*

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  • Gov. subsidised (NSW)

    Additional fees may apply

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    • Duration
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  • Randwick

    • February 8, 2017

    • Part time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Part time (12 months)

  • $5,850*

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  • Full price

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Randwick

    • February 8, 2017

    • Part time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Part time (12 months)

*Verified February 10, 2017. Prices and fees are advertised by the provider and may be estimates only. Prices and fees can vary or change. Please check with the provider before enrolling. To learn more, read our editorial policy.

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How it works

Entry Requirements
None
Recognition
Nationally recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework.
Assessment
Coursework, assessment

Course Overview

This course will give you the skills to perform many of the sterilising service procedures that are used in hospital and medical facilities.

You will learn how to clean, disinfect and sterilise reusable medical devices; and store and distribute sterile goods for clinical use.

You will also pick up a lot of knowledge about the healthcare industry that may help you build your career. You’ll get more general skills in senior first aid, work health and safety, and working as part of a team. To complete some units of this course, you will need access to a sterilising service facility, either through your job or by another arrangement.

  • Sterilisation Assistant
  • Sterilisation technician
  • Instrument technician

Course Content

To obtain a Certificate III in Sterilisation Services with TAFE NSW - Sydney Institute, you’ll need to complete some or all of the following units of study successfully. Units may vary or change so check with the provider before enrolling.

A total of 14 Study Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

Core Units

10 Core Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

  • Communicate and work in health or community services
    CHCCOM005

  • Work with diverse people
    CHCDIV001

  • Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
    HLTINF001

  • Clean and disinfect reusable medical devices
    HLTSTE001

  • Inspect and pack reusable medical devices
    HLTSTE002

  • Sterilise loads
    HLTSTE003

  • Manage sterile stock
    HLTSTE004

  • Care for reusable medical devices
    HLTSTE005

  • Participate in workplace health and safety
    HLTWHS001

  • Conduct manual tasks safely
    HLTWHS005

Elective Units

4 Elective Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

  • Contribute to team effectiveness
    BSBFLM312

  • Organise workplace information
    BSBINM301

  • Use business technology
    BSBWOR204

  • Organise personal work priorities and development
    BSBWOR301

Course Provider

NSW TAFE College with campuses in Enmore, Eora, Petersham, Randwick, St George, Sutherland - Gymea and Ultimo.

Registered
1999
Courses
619
Provider Type
Government
Restrictions

No Restrictions