Health and Aged Care

HLT37015 Certificate III in Sterilisation Services

This qualification is for individuals working in instrument sterilising roles in a sterilising service or reprocessing area.  This course will contribute to the development of knowledge and skills required to comply with national standards for sterilising services, work safely, contribute to team outcomes and communicate in the modern workplace.

Employment in sterilising services occurs in both acute care settings and surgical day services. Completing this qualification provides an important grounding in the critical skills required to ensure services meet mandated national standards.

Location, Dates and Times

To enrol you must be employed in the industry and have support from your employer to complete this qualification.
Employment based students (apprentices/trainees) can enrol and start at any time. For further information please contact 1300 655 307.

Assessment Process

Assessments are designed to help you demonstrate your skills and knowledge. They allow us to confirm you can perform to the standard required in the workplace, to meet all of the requirements of the course.

Examples of assessments for this course may include:

  • Workplace-based assessments
  • Self-paced learning packages
  • Participation in study groups and presentations
  • Written assessments/project work

Recognition of Prior Learning

It makes sense that you should be recognised for the things you already know how to do. TasTAFE can assess your skills and knowledge based on your previous education, work history or life experience. This may help you gain your qualification a whole lot faster. 
For further details please refer to our Recognition of Prior Learning page.

Fees and Payments

For further fee and payment information visit our Fees and Payment page.

Are there any ‘other’ costs?

Yes, learning resources: $200


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Student Support

TasTAFE’s enrolment and orientation process provides information about our resources, services and support. Further details relating to Student Support Services are available at our Student Support Services page.


HLT37015 – Certificate III in Sterilisation Services.

Qualification Requirements

This qualification consists of 10 core units and 4 elective units. Contact us today for a full list of electives.


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