Achievement Award in Sterilising Practice
Our Achievement Award in Sterilising Practice is for people who use sterilisation procedures in office-based health service organisations.
Approximately 10-12 hours study per course per week.
Study type Open
Cost$377 NZ Domestic
Not including annual administration fees, course materials or external exam fees.
This may include podiatry clinics, general medical practices, dental clinics or tattoo parlours.
This achievement award will give you the knowledge to support sterilising practice in an office-based environment. You may also find employment in sterile service departments or be able to undertake further education and training in sterilising technology.
What you will learn
You will gain skills in the reprocessing of reusable medical devices. You will know about:
- the processes used to control infection
- decontamination and care of instruments
- packaging, handling and storage of sterile supplies
- steam sterilisation
- monitoring and testing of sterilisers.