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Offering Info

Certificate III in Sterilisation Services

  • National Course Code: HLT37015
  • TAFE NSW code: HLT37015-01V01-20RDW-001

Location – Randwick, Main Campus

Study Type

PT Evening

Course Start Date

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Study Commitment

21 Hours per week

Duration

1 Year

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Traineeship Allowed
  • This training is subsidised by the NSW Government

Course Details

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.

ENROLLING IN FIRST AID UNITS OF COMPETENCY
If you are seeking to enrol in a First Aid unit of competency you are advised that to complete the unit you must be able to perform basic life support skills, for example control bleeding and perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). If you have a disability that would prevent you from performing required basic life support skills you are advised that you will not be able to achieve the unit of competency.

When you study with TAFE NSW, we want you to succeed. Entry requirements allow us to make sure that you have the right pre-existing knowledge and skills to achieve your chosen qualification. You will need to provide evidence that you meet the requirements listed in this section.

There are no entry requirements for this qualification

To be enrolled in this course, you need to be able to provide evidence that you are:

  • there are no entry requirements for this course. Students must complete literacy and numeracy screen in the first week of class.

To successfully complete this course, you will need:

  • to complete all assessment tasks and skill demonstrations to a satisfactory level to complete the course
  • skills demonstrations can be completed in the workplace or in the Sterilisation Lab on site at Randwick TAFE

INFORMATION SESSIONS

To find out more about this course, meet our teachers and receive information about enrolment and next steps, attend an information session.

Date: Tuesday, 10 December 2019
Time: 4:00pm to 6:00 pm
Location: Randwick Campus, Building A, Level 4, Room 417

Date: Tuesday, 28 January 2020
Time: : 4:00pm to 6:00 pm
Location: Randwick Campus, Building A, Level 4, Room 417

STUDY COMMITMENT

This is a part-time evening blended course. You will need to attend approximately 4 hours of class, over 1 evenings a week, for 36 weeks. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 13 hours of other study per week.

You may also be required to complete approximately 7 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including self directed study; library research (independent study, research, practice and assignments).

IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?

This course offering is designed for people who:

  • the Certificate III Sterilisation Services is a course for people who work in instrument sterilisation roles in a sterilising services and who wish to gain sufficient skills to apply for positions as a Sterilisation Technician.

SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT

We offer student services and study support to ensure you can achieve your goals. Learn about TAFE NSW Student Services

As a TAFE NSW student in this course, you will have access to:

  • LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com)
  • Studiosity - online access to a real life tutor
  • Easy computing online short courses
  • Access to local TAFE libraries

You will need to attend approximately 9 hours of class a week over 1 day. An indication of how yourweekly timetable may look is: Wednesday 5:00pm to 9:00pm.

SMART AND SKILLED FEES

This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion of the full course fee to TAFE NSW and the NSW Government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply.

Depending on your previous qualifications and experience, your fee may be less than the maximum fee quoted. Your actual fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process. Payment plans are available through TAFE NSW for Smart and Skilled eligible qualifications.

For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit Are You Eligible?

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RECOGNITION

Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.

Learn about Recognition at TAFE NSW Recognition

Semester two starts July 2020. Enquire now to be notified when enrolments open.

To find out more information on this course including the next start date, submit an online enquiry by clicking the Enquire Now button on this page, or call 131 601 during business hours* to chat with a member of our friendly customer service team.

*Our customer service team are available from Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm AEST.

Enrolling with us is easy, though the exact process does depend on your course and any prerequisites that go with it.

Be sure to read your chosen course information carefully to make sure it is the right qualification, location and study type for you.

Enrol and pay online via our secure payment gateway to secure your place.

As you progress through the enrolment process you will be prompted to provide additional information.

If you are interested in studying as a Trainee or Apprentice please call 131 601 for full details.

Core Units
Number Title
CHCCOM005 Communicate and work in health or community services
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
HLTINF001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
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 Units
Number Title
BSBFLM312 Contribute to team effectiveness
BSBINM301 Organise workplace information
BSBWOR301 Organise personal work priorities and development
HLTAID003 Provide first aid

Note: Not all elective units listed may be available to study, please enquire for more information.

Whether you're a school leaver, an aspiring apprentice, looking to kickstart a career, or you're upskilling, reskilling, or re-training, there's a TAFE NSW course to give you the skills you need for the job you want.

Course Location

Randwick, Main Campus
Corner Darley Road & King Street, Randwick
Phone 131 601

Fees information

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