Certificate III in Sterilisation Services (HLT37015)

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The HLT37015 Certificate III in Sterilisation Services provides an essential support service, assisting medical and nursing staff in providing surgical and clinical care to patients. Sterilisation Technicians are responsible for cleaning, inspecting, packaging, sterilising and distribution of instruments used for surgical procedures. 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.

Career Choices

Job roles and titles vary across different sectors. Possible career choices relevant to this qualification include:

  • sterilisation assistant
  • sterilisation technician
  • instrument technician

Course Information

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Available under contract of training.

Programs Start Dates:

15th October 2018
29th October 2018
5th November 2018

27th May 2019

Qualification Requirements

To achieve a Certificate III in Sterilisation Services a total of fourteen (14) units of competency must be completed, made up of ten (10) core units and four (4) elective units.

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Core Units

Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
Participate in Workplace Health and Safety
Conduct manual tasks safely
Clean and disinfect reusable medical devices
Care for reusable medical devices
Communicate and work in health or community service
Inspect and pack reusable medical devices
Sterilise loads
Manage sterile stock
Work with Diverse People

Time's Suggested Elective Units

Perform general cleaning tasks in a clinical setting
Contribute to effective workplace relationships
Manage personal stressors in the work environment
Interpret and Apply Medical Terminology Appropriately

More Information

For course program enquiries, investment details or to learn about funding opportunities, please call our Client Relationship Managers on (08) 8351 9888 or submit an enquiry below. 

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Time Education & Training

83-87 Henley Beach Road
Mile End South Australia 5031

Telephone 08 8351 9888

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