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HLT37015 Certificate III in Sterilisation Services

National ID HLT37015 State ID AWK3

Be ready for a career in the health industry

This entry-level qualification will qualify you to work as a sterilisation assistant or instrument technician in an essential support role in the health sector.

Be led by industry experts and learn advanced techniques to sterilise surgical instruments, in preparation for working in private or public hospitals, clinics, or operating theatre sterile supply department. 

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CampusesMurdoch.

When Continuous enrolment. Semester 2, 2023. Semester 1, 2024.

Study Mode Online and On Campus. Traineeship.

This nationally recognised course provides a specialised skillset to assist medical and nursing staff to help protect patients from infection.

Students will learn how to clean, disinfect and sterilise reusable medical devices for preparation prior to operational procedures and surgeries.

Begin a career journey to become a sterilisation technician and gain skills in using a variety of advanced techniques to remove every possible contaminant according to infection prevention and control policies.

Learn how to work safely in the field and play an important role in patient care.

 

 

  • comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
  • clean and disinfect reusable medical devices
  • inspect and pack reusable medical devices
  • sterilise loads
  • manage sterile stock
  • care for reusable medical devices

In order to make an informed choice about the suitability of this course, you must take into account the essential skills and knowledge required to undertake this study.

  • ability to work well with others and good communication skills
  • good time management skills and the ability to prioritise tasks
  • caring, respectful attitude towards others
  • ability to work as part of a team
  • ability to follow instructions and follow work health and safety procedures

This course requires a medical test, police clearance and working with children check prior to work placement. See the important information tab for instructions. 

Important information

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All year round

Details

When All year round
How Traineeship

Indicative fees and charges 

The fees quoted are estimates only and are for all units in the course for students enrolling on a full-time basis. If you're a student that has successfully completed a lower-level qualification that is a prerequisite for this course, you'll only pay for the units that you need to enrol in to complete this course. Please view the full list of fee disclaimers. 

Units

Core  
National ID Unit title
CHCCOM005 Communicate and work in health or community services
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
HLTINF006 Apply basic principles and practices of infection prevention and control
HLTSTE001 Clean and disinfect reusable medical devices
HLTSTE002 Inspect and pack reusable medical devices
HLTSTE003 Sterilise loads
HLTSTE004 Manage sterile stock
HLTSTE005 Care for reusable medical devices
HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety
HLTWHS005 Conduct manual tasks safely
Elective  
National ID Unit title
BSBOPS301 Maintain business resources
BSBTEC201 Use business software applications
BSBTWK201 Work effectively with others
HLTSTE006 Chemically disinfect reusable medical devices

Semester 1, 2024

Details

Duration 1 Semester
When Semester 1, 2024
Where Murdoch
How Online and On Campus

Units and fees

Core

National ID Unit title General fee Concession Resource fee
CHCCOM005 Communicate and work in health or community services $162.50 $48.50 $10.00
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people $97.50 $29.10 $10.00
HLTINF006 Apply basic principles and practices of infection prevention and control $162.50 $48.50 $70.00
HLTSTE001 Clean and disinfect reusable medical devices $97.50 $29.10 $65.25
HLTSTE002 Inspect and pack reusable medical devices $97.50 $29.10 $76.25
HLTSTE003 Sterilise loads $97.50 $29.10 $119.75
HLTSTE004 Manage sterile stock $97.50 $29.10 $119.75
HLTSTE005 Care for reusable medical devices $97.50 $29.10 $59.75
HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety $97.50 $29.10 $67.75
HLTWHS005 Conduct manual tasks safely $130.00 $38.80 $54.50

Elective

National ID Unit title General fee Concession Resource fee
Maintain business resources
$48.75 $14.55 $15.75
Use business software applications
$178.75 $53.35 $36.50
Work effectively with others
$113.75 $33.95 $15.75
Chemically disinfect reusable medical devices
$81.25 $24.25 $65.25

Indicative fees and charges 

The fees quoted are estimates only and are for all units in the course for students enrolling on a full-time basis. If you're a student that has successfully completed a lower-level qualification that is a prerequisite for this course, you'll only pay for the units that you need to enrol in to complete this course. Please view the full list of fee disclaimers. 

Semester 2, 2023

Details

Duration 1 Semester
When Semester 2, 2023
Where Murdoch
How Online and On Campus

Units and fees

Core

National ID Unit title General fee Concession Resource fee
CHCCOM005 Communicate and work in health or community services $162.50 $48.50 $10.00
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people $97.50 $29.10 $10.00
HLTINF006 Apply basic principles and practices of infection prevention and control $162.50 $48.50 $70.00
HLTSTE001 Clean and disinfect reusable medical devices $97.50 $29.10 $65.25
HLTSTE002 Inspect and pack reusable medical devices $97.50 $29.10 $76.25
HLTSTE003 Sterilise loads $97.50 $29.10 $119.75
HLTSTE004 Manage sterile stock $97.50 $29.10 $119.75
HLTSTE005 Care for reusable medical devices $97.50 $29.10 $59.75
HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety $97.50 $29.10 $67.75
HLTWHS005 Conduct manual tasks safely $130.00 $38.80 $54.50

Elective

National ID Unit title General fee Concession Resource fee
Maintain business resources
$48.75 $14.55 $15.75
Use business software applications
$178.75 $53.35 $36.50
Work effectively with others
$113.75 $33.95 $15.75
Chemically disinfect reusable medical devices
$81.25 $24.25 $65.25

Indicative fees and charges 

The fees quoted are estimates only and are for all units in the course for students enrolling on a full-time basis. If you're a student that has successfully completed a lower-level qualification that is a prerequisite for this course, you'll only pay for the units that you need to enrol in to complete this course. Please view the full list of fee disclaimers. 

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