TAFE Queensland Brisbane

Certificate III in Sterilisation Services

HLT37015

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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 Queensland Brisbane

  • $1,902*

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  • Gov. subsidised (QLD)

    Additional fees may apply

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  • Online

    • July 10, 2017

    • Self paced (12 months)

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    Online Self paced (12 months)

  • $4,450*

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  • Full price

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Online

    • July 10, 2017

    • Self paced (12 months)

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    Online Self paced (12 months)

*Verified June 23, 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
Year 10, Language literacy and numeracy, Basic computer skills

One, some or all of these entry requirements must be met. Check with the provider before enrolling.

Recognition
Nationally recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework.
Assessment
Coursework, assessment
Work Placement
120 hours

Course Overview

The central sterilising department is the back-bone of every healthcare facility.

Develop specialised sterilisation skills and set yourself up for a career in the health care industry. Build your skills and knowledge of infection control, sterilisation techniques, instrument maintenance, workplace health and safety and Australian and New Standards compliance. Work in a range of facilities from large hospital sterilising departments to office-based practice.

  • Sterilisation Assistant
  • Sterilisation technician
  • Instrument technician

Course Content

To obtain a Certificate III in Sterilisation Services with TAFE Queensland Brisbane, 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

  • Respond effectively to behaviours of concern
    CHCCCS020

  • Chemically disinfect reusable medical devices
    HLTSTE006

Course Provider

TAFE Queensland Brisbane is where over 40,000 local and international students get their world-class education and training each year. Practical, hands-on classes combined with state-of-the-art facilities and purpose-built learning areas make us a standout amongst.

Registered
1998
Courses
460
Provider Type
Government
Restrictions

No Restrictions