This Nationally Recognised Certificate is an appropriate baseline qualification for personnel employed in sterilising facilities. It is suitable for staff involved in the preparation and sterilisation of reusable medical and surgical equipment or the preparation and sterilisation of textile packs for use in health care facilities. This training will equip you with the skills and knowledge to ensure compliance with the requirements of Australian Standards and provide safe, effective and efficient sterilising services. You will become thoroughly familiar with the concepts of microbiology, infection control, sterilising theory and practices. You will gain an understanding of the principles and practice of sterilisation in a health workplace. You will develop a comprehensive understanding of your role in workplace effectiveness including your ethical, legal and financial responsibilities as an employee.