Gloved hands of surgeon or assistant taking one of sterile instruments


Sterilisation Assistants cover a range of varied activities performed in a sterilising service or department. They clean and disinfect reusable medical devices within set guidelines using chemicals and sterilisation techniques. They also manage sterilisation stock. 


HLT37015            Certificate III in Sterilisation Services
HLT47015 Certificate IV in Sterilisation Services

Skill Sets

COVID-19 Direct Care Skill Set
Infection Control Skill Set



Apprenticeship Name

National ID and Course Name

Sterilisation Services (Level 3)

HLT37015 Certificate III in Sterilisation Services


Industry Advisory Group

Sterilisation Services Industry Advisory Group


Our Industry partners

Boosting the Local Care Workforce
State Training Board
Department of Workforce Training and Development
Jobs and Skills Network

Skills Service Organisation

Skills IQ, for more information click here.


CSWA Projects

Social Assistance and Allied Health Workforce Strategy

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