Course

Advanced Sterilising Technology


Course code 3308

In this online course, you will grow your advanced knowledge of sterilising technology. This will enable you to take a leadership role within your unit, ensuring the effective processing of reusable medical devices (RMD), and the maintenance of sterile RMD, throughout the sterile supply cycle, thus enabling your team to meet the demands of your unit’s customers. In particular, it will help you understand and apply the validation requirements for cleaning, disinfecting, and sterilising, enabling you to consistently meet patient safety and work output requirements.

How to enrol

Before enrolling in this course you need to:

  • Choose the qualification you will study the course under. See the Work towards tab below for qualification options.
  • Check the order that courses in the qualification should be studied in the Qualification Structure table. This is in the Choose courses tab on the qualification page.
  • Level 5  
    Credits 20 
  • Study type Open  
    EFTS 0.1667  
  • Availability
    2018 :  
    This course will start on the first Monday of the month you select for enrolment.
  • Delivery type
    2018 :  
    Online only
  • Workload

    All our open courses have a credit value. For each credit, allow about 10 hours of study. Your workload may be higher around assessment due dates.

  • Fees
    2018 :  
    NZ students $730 + $60 annual administration fee
    International students $1,419 + $60 annual administration fee
  • Prerequisites Check entry and other requirements under the qualification you are studying  

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