Certificate III in Sterilisation Services - HLT37015


Type of institution: TAFE Institute
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 00591E

This qualification reflects the role of individuals working in instrument sterilising roles in a sterilising service or reprocessing area. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.


  • 14 units: 10 core
  • 4 elective


  • Communicate and work in health or community services
  • Participate in workplace health and safety
  • Inspect and pack reusable medical devices
  • Sterilise loads
  • Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
  • Work with diverse people
  • Contribute to team effectiveness
  • Conduct manual tasks safely
  • Maintain business resources
  • Chemically disinfect reusable medical devices
  • Organise personal work priorities and development
  • Manage sterile stock
  • Organise workplace information
  • Use business technology
  • Clean and disinfect reusable medical devices
  • Care for reusable medical devices

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Nepean College, Kingswood Campus No
  • Part-time : 37 weeks
Newcastle Campus No
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
OTEN (Open Training Education Network) No
Randwick College, Main Campus No
  • Part-time : 36 weeks

Fee comments

Campuses: Nepean College, Kingswood Campus.

**FULLY GOVERNMENT SUBSIDISED**This course is fully government-subsidised for eligible students, meaning you will not have to pay any course fees. It is part of a program to help people develop the skills they need to get a job, undertake entry level qualifications or transition to a new job.If you are not eligible for subsidised training, you can still choose to enrol in the course but will need to pay the full (non-subsidised) fee.

Campuses: OTEN (Open Training Education Network).

For further information on fees and charges please see https://www.tafensw.edu.au/get-started-at-tafe-nsw/fees-informationPlease ensure you also read and understand the associated fee policies and conditions related to withdrawal from a course, applying for a refund of fees, applying for a deferral to your studies and if you are behind in payment of instalments.

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