Certificate IV in Sterilisation Services - HLT47015

Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (SA Branch)

Type of institution: Other
Level: Pre-degree

This qualification reflects the role of a team leader or senior technician in a sterilisation or reprocessing area. This worker is responsible for the maintenance of quality requirements and monitoring of technical sterilisation functions. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.


  • 15 units: 11 core
  • 4 elective


  • Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately
  • Inspect and pack reusable medical devices
  • Sterilise loads
  • Work with diverse people
  • Develop work priorities
  • Monitor and maintain cleaning and sterilisation equipment
  • Support the recruitment, selection and induction of staff
  • Conduct manual tasks safely
  • Assess competence
  • Show leadership in the workplace
  • Chemically disinfect reusable medical devices
  • Monitor quality of cleaning, sterilisation and packaging processes
  • Maintain work health and safety
  • Manage sterile stock
  • Plan, organise and facilitate learning in the workplace
  • Implement and monitor infection prevention and control policies and procedures
  • Clean and disinfect reusable medical devices
  • Care for reusable medical devices

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Ridleyton Domestic: $4,500
International: $4,500
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