This skills set is for people working in sterilisation areas in a variety of industries, providing training in infection prevention, implementing policies and procedures and the processing of medical devices and equipment.
|Qualification:||Statement of Attainment - training in Infection Control and Sterilisation [extract from HLT45015]|
|Duration:||1 Semester Part-Time ( 2 hours per week over 1 semester
Students will need to complete approximately 3 hours a week independent study
The 2019 enrolment fees for this course are based on the costs per subject as indicated below.
Subject costs identified as Profile apply to Standard students and are partially subsidised by the ACT Government. Concessions may be available to eligible students.
Costs identified as Apprentice or Trainee apply only to students studying as part of an Australian Apprenticeship arrangement. The qualification cost for an Apprentice or Trainee is subsidised by the ACT Government. Concessions may be available to eligible Apprentices or Trainees.
Costs identified as Commercial are full fee (FF) and receive no government subsidy. Concessions are not available.
Further information about fees is available at Course fees and assistance
Information about studying under Skilled Capital is also available.
|Likely Job Outcome:||Sterilisation Coordinator or Assistant|
It is preferable for students to be working in industries with sterilisation laboratories however this is not essential.
Entry Requirements / How to Apply
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Literacy Skills Information
We suggest that you will need Australian Core Skills Framework literacy levels of at least 3 across reading, writing, learning, oral communication and, depending on your program of study, numeracy skills to successfully complete this program. If you do not have this level, you can still enrol and seek support to improve your skills or you may prefer to begin with the lower level program. Please visit Foundation Skills or phone (02) 6207 4872 to have a chat to one of our teachers.
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Complete 3 subjects
Core: Complete all 3
Comply with infection prevention and control policies and
CIT Code: HESC513 Cost: Profile $53.75 Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to follow organisational infection prevention and control procedures, including implementing standard and transmission-based precautions and responding to infection risks. This unit applies to individuals working in health and direct client care contexts. Prerequisites: Nil
Process reusable medical devices and equipment
CIT Code: HESC537 Cost: Profile $144.50 Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to clean, sterilise and package reusable medical devices and equipment. This unit applies to workers in office based health practice settings such as general practitioner (GP) surgeries, dental practices and other environments where a limited range of sterilisation equipment may be available. They follow established procedures and work under general supervision. Prerequisites: Nil
Implement and monitor infection prevention and control
policies and procedures
CIT Code: HESC543 Cost: Profile $129.00 Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide information about infection prevention and control procedures, integrate those procedures into work practices and monitor workplace performance. This unit applies to individuals working in health or direct client care contexts, who have a coordination, team leading or supervisory responsibility in relation to infection prevention and control. Prerequisites: Nil
|Certificate IV||Dental Assisting (Oral Health Promotion) HLT45015|
|Certificate IV||Dental Assisting (Radiography) HLT45015|
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