Sterile Processing Technician Workforce Training Certificate

Program website

Program Manager: Kelanie Yordy
Phone: 240.629.7971

Program Description

This series of courses teaches students to become competent sterile processing technicians and prepare for industry certification. Series covers anatomy and physiology, microbiology, instrument identification, handling and preparation, safety standards, cleaning, decontamination and disinfection, infection control, sterile storage and distribution, inventory management, documentations and ethics and standards.

Program Requirements

Required Course/s
Foundations for Healthcare Careers
ESL Foundations for Healthcare Careers
ESL Foundations for Healthcare Careers (90)
Sterile Processing Technician Training: Fundamentals
Floor score of 52 (Classic) or 237 (Next Gen) or
306 Accuplacer ESL score or
Placement into:
Reading and Writing in the Academic Disciplines (or)
Completion of:
English for Academic Purposes
Current American Heart Association Basic Life Support CPR card or
CPR: Basic Life Support for the Healthcare Provider