Learning Objective

  • Discuss the various functional areas of a typical Central service Department. Identify work hazards and Importance of good communication skills.
  • Understand the various parts of the body, body systems and how they work identify pathogenic microorganisms and how they affect the body.
  • Describe levels of disinfections and universal precautions. Discuss the various aspects for the prevention of the transmission of blood borne pathogens.

Eligibility Criteria

  • 10+2 (Any Stream)
  • English competency - 40% Marks in 10 + 2
  • Basic computer knowledge -MS Office

Course Duration



Course Content

  • Human anatomy and physiology
  • Introduction to central sterile supply Technician
  • Layout of central sterile supply Technician
  • Decontamination of equipment
  • Basic microbiology
  • Cleaning methods in the central sterilization department
  • Disinfection procedures
  • Sterilization processes
  • Packaging of products for sterilization
  • Quality assurance of sterilized equipment
  • Reuse of disposable medical devices
  • Biomedical waste management

Course Highlights

  • Program pedagogy which includes Webinar, Student Faculty Chat by Subject Experts and Project Work.
  • Reference subject through E-library
  • Program materials developed by experts
  • Each block culminating into a qualifying assignment
  • Credit based teaching outcomes for global application

Learning Outcome

  • To understand basic technical skills in managing the process for surgical instrumentation sterilization, inventory control and supply chain management, and information technology as it relates to the sterile processing environment.
  • To understand professional behaviors of caring, accountability, responsibility, respect for the quality care of patients, acceptable attitude and attire, and organization and time management skills.
  • To understand the work independently in a team of central sterile processing technicians who are collaborating to maintain sterilization and storage.
  • To acquire critical thinking skills as a basis for clinical judgment and anticipatory decision making when managing all tasks related to sterile processing.

Evaluations and Grading

  • Evaluations will collate candidate performance based on Self Assessment, Term End Assessment, completion of Project Work , participation in Webinar , participation in student-faculty chat.
  • Grading will be done based on alphabetical grade point percentage.


At the end of the program the student will be awarded a Certification from Astron Institute of International Studies.