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Qualification details

HLT37015 - Certificate III in Sterilisation Services (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes HLT31112 - Certificate III in Sterilisation ServicesThis version was released in HLT Health Training Package release 2.0 and meets the requirements of the 2012 Standards for Training Packages. Change to packaging rules. Significant changes to core units. 05/Aug/2015

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
1 1 (this release) 06/Aug/2015


Units of competency

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CHCCOM005 - Communicate and work in health or community servicesCommunicate and work in health or community servicesCore
HLTWHS001 - Participate in workplace health and safetyParticipate in workplace health and safetyCore
HLTSTE002 - Inspect and pack reusable medical devicesInspect and pack reusable medical devicesCore
HLTSTE003 - Sterilise loadsSterilise loadsCore
HLTINF001 - Comply with infection prevention and control policies and proceduresComply with infection prevention and control policies and proceduresCore
CHCDIV001 - Work with diverse peopleWork with diverse peopleCore
BSBFLM312 - Contribute to team effectivenessContribute to team effectivenessElective
HLTWHS005 - Conduct manual tasks safelyConduct manual tasks safelyCore
BSBADM311 - Maintain business resourcesMaintain business resourcesElective
HLTSTE006 - Chemically disinfect reusable medical devicesChemically disinfect reusable medical devicesElective
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 711914 Sterilisation Technician 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0603 Nursing 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Health 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Instrument technician,Sterilisation technician,Sterilisation Assistant 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 711914 Sterilisation Technician 02/Nov/2015 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0603 Nursing 02/Nov/2015 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 06/Aug/2015 
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Modification History

Release 

Comments 

Release 1

This version was released in HLT Health Training Package release 2.0 and meets the requirements of the 2012 Standards for Training Packages.

Change to packaging rules. Significant changes to core units.

Qualification Description

This qualification reflects the role of individuals working in instrument sterilising roles in a sterilising service or reprocessing area.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Packaging Rules

Total number of units = 14

  • 10 core units
  • 4 elective units, consisting of:
  • up to 4 units from the electives listed below, any endorsed Training Package or accredited course – these units must be relevant to the work outcome

All electives chosen must contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome.

Core units 

CHCCOM005

Communicate and work in health or community services

CHCDIV001

Work with diverse people

HLTINF001

Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures

HLTSTE001

Clean and disinfect reusable medical devices

HLTSTE002

Inspect and pack reusable medical devices

HLTSTE003

Sterilise loads

HLTSTE004

Manage sterile stock

HLTSTE005

Care for reusable medical devices

HLTWHS001

Participate in workplace health and safety

HLTWHS005

Conduct manual tasks safely

Elective units 

HLTSTE006

Chemically disinfect reusable medical devices

BSBADM311

Maintain business resources

BSBFLM312

Contribute to team effectiveness

BSBINM301

Organise workplace information

BSBWOR204

Use business technology

BSBWOR301

Organise personal work priorities and development

Qualification Mapping Information

No equivalent qualification.

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=ced1390f-48d9-4ab0-bd50-b015e5485705