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Accredited Training Health Services Courses Certificate III in Sterilisation Services
Certificate III in Sterilisation Services (hlt31112) Print E-mail

This HLT31112 Certificate III in Sterilisation Services qualification covers workers who provide a range of varied activities in a sterilising service or department

Sterilisation is an integral process where any form of consultation, surgery and/or invasive procedure is required. This qualification is primarily designed to provide a range of varied activities required by workers who are employed and responsible for the sterilisation of equipment and compliance of infection control policies and procedures.

Occupational titles for these workers may include:

  • Sterilisation assistant
  • Sterilisation technician
  • Instrument technician

 This qualification is suitable for an Australian Apprenticeship pathway.

 

This qualification is funded through Skills for All in South Australia (eligibility criteria applies).

 

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Qualification Requirements:

To achieve a Certificate III in Sterilisation Services a total of fifteen (15) units of competency must be completed, made up of ten (10) core units and five (5) elective units.

 Core Units

Unit code

Unit title

HLTHIR301C

Communicate and work effectively in health

HLTHSE204D

Follow safe manual handling practices

HLTIN301C

Comply with infection control policies and procedures

HLTSTE301D

Clean reusable medical equipment

HLTSTE302D

Inspect and pack items

HLTSTE303D

Sterilise loads

HLTSTE306D

Manage sterile stock

HLTSTE307C

Disinfect re-usable medical devices

HLTSTE308C

Care for surgical instruments

HLTWHS200A

Participate in WHS processes

 Suggested Elective Units  

Unit code

Unit title

BSBFLM303C

Contribute to effective workplace relationships

BSBFLM312C

Contribute to team effectiveness

HLTAMBPD401C

Manage personal stressors in the work environment

HLTTH303D

Identify and move to maintain a sterile field

LMTLA2009A

Inspect, fold and pack theatre linen

Unit code

Unit title

BSBFLM303C

Contribute to effective workplace relationships

BSBFLM312C

Contribute to team effectiveness

HLTAMBPD401C

Manage personal stressors in the work environment

HLTTH303D

Identify and move to maintain a sterile field

LMTLA2009A

Inspect, fold and pack theatre linen