Certificate III in Sterilisation Services

Sterilisation Services
Sterilisation Services
Sterilisation Services


Learning Objectives Overview

HLT37015 – Certificate III in Sterilisation Services supports the professional development of sterilisation technicians of health care facilities. The course covers cleaning and disinfecting reusable medical devices, using chemicals, sterilising loads, and managing sterilised stock. It provides graduates with a nationally recognised qualification. The training combines online theoretical study, on-campus simulation lab sessions, and practical experience in the industry.
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Amount of Training

550 Hours

AQF Level


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Melbourne, Perth, Sydney, Brisbane

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Course structure

14 units of competency are required for this qualification.

  • 10 core units
  • 4 elective units


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


HLTSTE006 Chemically disinfect reusable medical devices
BSBTEC201 Use business software applications
BSBTWK201 Work effectively with others
BSBPEF301 Develop personal work priorities

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