Course

Staff Leadership


Course code 3309

This online course enables student to gain the skills necessary for leading others in the team, training them in the use of decontamination, sterilisation and storage procedures and observing and verifying that they have met the required workplace standards.

Students enrolling in this course will be required to lead an individual or team in a small project; to plan and deliver two training sessions and to verify the work of a person completing assessments for two of the level 3 sterilising courses. Students will need to have their work verified by a suitably experienced person.

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.
    2019 :  
    This course will start on the first Monday of the month you select for enrolment.
  • Delivery type
    2018 :  
    Online only
    2019 :  
    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
    2019 :  
    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  

Course Content

  • Leadership styles
  • Using leadership in the workplace
  • Supporting the team to work effectively
  • Workplace training methods
  • Creating a positive learning environment
  • The verification process

Learning outcomes

Students will be able to:

  • Identify and use appropriate leadership styles in the workplace
  • Establish team behavioural expectations and standards
  • Facilitate a team in its work
  • Prepare for on-job training for adult trainees
  • Deliver on-job training for adult trainees
  • Create and maintain a positive learning environment
  • Prepare for the verification process
  • Verify trainee’s evidence
  • Complete verification process.

Assessment

There are three assessments per course.

A pass will be awarded to students who gain a minimum of 50% of the available marks overall and not less than 40% in any individual assessment item.

Some courses will require verification from a workplace verifier.

Other requirements

Students must be employed in a health service organisation providing reprocessing of reusable medical devices.

Applicants may be asked to provide evidence of employment and sterilising technology understanding to support their application.