On the Job Training

SWC will help connect your current training methods to National Quality Training Framework standards. Training programs are designed to be competency based.

Tailored Courses

SWC tailors courses to the needs of your business, to maximise training and development of your staff.

Company Branded

All training workbooks are branded in your company's name and referred to your company's work practices and policy and procedures.

Course outline

This qualification reflects the role of a team leader or senior technician in a sterilisation or reprocessing area. This worker is responsible for the maintenance of quality requirements and monitoring of technical sterilisation functions.


12 months approximately

Mode of Delivery

On-the-Job Training

Entry Requirements

You must be working in a hospital environment on a regular basis. Training will be conducted at the worksite with confirmed hospital support.

Course structure:

15 units including 11 core units and 4 elective units.


  • CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
  • HLTINF003 Implement and monitor 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
  • HLTSTE007 Monitor and maintain cleaning and sterilisation equipment
  • HLTSTE008 Monitor quality of cleaning, sterilisation and packaging processes
  • HLTWHS003 Maintain work health and safety
  • HLTWHS005 Conduct manual tasks safely


  • HLTSTE006 Chemically disinfect reusable medical devices
  • BSBMED301 Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately
  • BSBWOR404 Develop work priorities
  • BSBAUD402 Participate in a quality audit
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