Qualification details

HLT31107 - Certificate III in Sterilisation Services (Release 1)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
1 1 (this release)Current 25/Mar/2011

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to HLT31102 - Certificate III in Health service Assistance (Sterilisation Services) 25/Mar/2011
Is superseded by and equivalent to HLT31112 - Certificate III in Sterilisation ServicesUpdated in V5. Updated core WHS units. 07/May/2012

Training packages that include this qualification

Units of competency

CodeSort Table listing Units of Competency by the 'Code' columnTitleSort Table listing Units of Competency by the 'Title' columnEssential
BSBCUS301A - Deliver and monitor a service to customersDeliver and monitor a service to customers N/A
BSBFLM303C - Contribute to effective workplace relationshipsContribute to effective workplace relationships N/A
BSBFLM312C - Contribute to team effectivenessContribute to team effectiveness N/A
BSBINN301A - Promote innovation in a team environmentPromote innovation in a team environment N/A
BSBWOR204A - Use business technologyUse business technology N/A
CHCCS401B - Facilitate responsible behaviourFacilitate responsible behaviour N/A
CHCORG303B - Participate effectively in the work environmentParticipate effectively in the work environment N/A
HLTAMBPD401C - Manage personal stressors in the work environmentManage personal stressors in the work environment N/A
HLTCSD306C - Respond effectively to difficult or challenging behaviourRespond effectively to difficult or challenging behaviour N/A
HLTHIR301B - Communicate and work effectively in healthCommunicate and work effectively in health N/A
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 423312 Nursing Support Worker 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 6314-13 Nursing Assistant 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0603 Nursing 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 423312 Nursing Support Worker 03/Sep/2007 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 6314-13 Nursing Assistant 03/Sep/2007 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0603 Nursing 03/Sep/2007 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 03/Sep/2009 
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Modification History

Not Applicable

Description

This qualification covers workers who provide a range of varied activities in a sterilising service or department. This qualification is suited to Australian Apprenticeship pathways.

Occupational titles for these workers may include:

  • Sterilisation assistant
  • Sterilisation technician
  • Instrument technician

Pathways Information

Not Applicable

Licensing/Regulatory Information

Not Applicable

Entry Requirements

Not Applicable

Employability Skills Summary

Refer to the Topic: Introduction to the Employability Skills Qualification Summaries

Packaging Rules

PACKAGING RULES 

15 units of competency are required for award of this qualification, including:

  • 10 core units
  • 5 elective units

A wide range of elective units is available, including:

  • Group A elective which is required for work in sterilisation services
  • Group B electives which are recommended for culturally aware and respectful practice
  • Other relevant electives listed below
  • Units of competency to address workplace requirements and packaged at the level of this qualification or higher in Health and/or Community Services Training Packages
  • Where appropriate, to address workplace requirements, up to 3 units of competency packaged at the level of this qualification or higher in other relevant Training Packages or accredited courses where the details of those courses are available on the NTIS or other public listing

Core units 

HLTHIR301B Communicate and work effectively in health 

HLTHSE204C Follow safe manual handling practices 

HLTIN301C Comply with infection control policies and procedures 

HLTOHS200B Participate in OHS processes 

HLTSTE301C Clean reusable medical equipment  (Note pre-requ: HLTIN301C)

HLTSTE302C Inspect and pack items  (Note pre-requs: HLTIN301C, HLTSTE308B)

HLTSTE303C Sterilise loads  (Note pre-requ: HLTIN301C)

HLTSTE306C Manage sterile stock  (Note pre-requ: HLTIN301C)

HLTSTE307B Disinfect re -usable medical devices  (Note pre-requs: HLTIN301C, HLTSTE301C)

HLTSTE308B Care for surgical instruments  (Note pre-requ: HLTSTE301C)

Group A elective  - required for work in sterilisation services 

The following unit or a unit with equivalent competency outcomes is required to work in sterilisation services.

BSBFLM303C Contribute to effective workplace relationships 

The importance of culturally aware and respectful practice 

All workers undertaking work in health need foundation knowledge to inform their work with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander clients and co-workers and with clients and co-workers from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. This foundation must be provided and assessed as part of a holistic approach to delivery and assessment of this qualification. Specific guidelines for assessment of this aspect of competency are provided in the Assessment Guidelines for the Health Training Package.

Group B electives  - recommended for culturally aware and respectful practice 

Where work involves a specific focus on Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander and/or culturally diverse clients or communities, one or both of the following electives is recommended:

HLTHIR403C Work effectively with culturally diverse clients and co -workers 

HLTHIR404D Work effectively with Aboriginal and /or Torres Strait Islander people 

Other relevant electives 

Electives are to be selected in line with the specified Packaging Rules. Employers may specify that certain electives are required to address identified workplace needs.

The following list of electives may facilitate selection.

Other sterilisation functions 

HLTTH303C Identify and move to maintain a sterile field  (Note pre-requ: HLTIN301C)

LMTLA2009A Inspect , fold and pack theatre linen 

Work relationships 

BSBCUS301A Deliver and monitor a service to customers 

BSBFLM312C Contribute to team effectiveness 

BSBINN301A Promote innovation in a team environment 

CHCCS401B Facilitate responsible behaviour 

CHCORG303B Participate effectively in the work environment 

HLTAMBPD401C Manage personal stressors in the work environment 

HLTCSD306C Respond effectively to difficult or challenging behaviour 

Support function 

BSBWOR204A Use business technology 

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