Certificate III in Sterilisation Services

National ID: HLT37015
State ID: AWK3
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Course is available at the following locations

Public
North Metropolitan TAFE

Did you know that over one quarter of all people admitted to hospital have an operation? Many more have treatments that require sterile equipment to be used. You could assist in ensuring that patients are protected from infection during their care.

You will learn about infection control and prevention, how the body works and medical terms.

You will also learn how to clean, inspect, package, sterilise and distribute instruments and equipment for surgical and clinical procedures.

Being able to work with others and carry out your work safely is also important and is covered in this course.

On completion of your course you will be able to work in a private or public hospital, a clinic oran operating theatre sterile supply department.

Course description

Did you know that over one quarter of all people admitted to hospital have an operation? Many more have treatments that require sterile equipment to be used. You could assist in ensuring that patients are protected from infection during their care.

You will learn about infection control and prevention, how the body works and medical terms.

You will also learn how to clean, inspect, package, sterilise and distribute instruments and equipment for surgical and clinical procedures.

Being able to work with others and carry out your work safely is also important and is covered in this course.

On completion of your course you will be able to work in a private or public hospital, a clinic oran operating theatre sterile supply department.

Campus locations

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Public
South Metropolitan TAFE

Are you readyfor aspotless career that makes a real difference?

When you complete the Certificate III in Sterilisation Services you will be ready for a career in a sterilisation service or department as an assistant, technician, or instrument technician.

This course covers a range of varied activities performedin a sterilising service or department.

This course is delivered online and through a work placement.

There is a 3 day compulsory orientation and introduction to the course at the beginning and also a 3 week compulsory work placement component that will be arranged for you.

There is an online reading and activity component to this course and as such, you should be computer literate and have available internet access.

CoreSkillsRequired

Course description

Are you readyfor aspotless career that makes a real difference?

When you complete the Certificate III in Sterilisation Services you will be ready for a career in a sterilisation service or department as an assistant, technician, or instrument technician.

This course covers a range of varied activities performedin a sterilising service or department.

This course is delivered online and through a work placement.

There is a 3 day compulsory orientation and introduction to the course at the beginning and also a 3 week compulsory work placement component that will be arranged for you.

There is an online reading and activity component to this course and as such, you should be computer literate and have available internet access.

CoreSkillsRequired

Campus locations

Course page link
Public
South Regional TAFE

This qualification will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to work in a Hospital Central Sterile Supply Department (CSSD) or Theatre Sterile Supply Unit (TSSU). You will learn about infection control policies and procedures, and safe occupational health practices. You will learn skills to clean and disinfect re-usable medical devices and equipment and care for surgical instruments. You may also learn how to work with sterile stock and equipment, develop effective working habits and relationships, work with culturally diverse clients and co-workers, and use business technology.

Not all study modes are offered at all campuses. Please check with your local campus for study modes and elective units offered.

Course description

This qualification will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to work in a Hospital Central Sterile Supply Department (CSSD) or Theatre Sterile Supply Unit (TSSU). You will learn about infection control policies and procedures, and safe occupational health practices. You will learn skills to clean and disinfect re-usable medical devices and equipment and care for surgical instruments. You may also learn how to work with sterile stock and equipment, develop effective working habits and relationships, work with culturally diverse clients and co-workers, and use business technology.

Not all study modes are offered at all campuses. Please check with your local campus for study modes and elective units offered.

Campus locations

Course page link