Enroll Now for Central Sterile Processing Training Starting Sept. 14, 2016

By on August 18, 2016
Central Sterile Processing Training Program

Our two-tiered program offers the student a direct pathway to success in Central Sterile Processing. Whether starting a career in Central Sterile Processing or already working in the field, this program will help you establish a foundation in:

  • Central service workflow and concerns
  • Basic job knowledge and skills
  • Basic job responsibilities

Tier 1 is for the individual working in the field of Central Sterile Processing who only needs the 100 hours of classroom instruction.

Tier 2 is for the individual entering the field of Central Sterile Processing who needs both the classroom instruction and externship.

At the end of this program, you’ll be prepared to take a national certification exam as well as for entry-level employment as a Central Sterile Processing Technician.

Topics presented in the program include anatomy and physiology, medical terminology, infection prevention and control, tools for cleaning, safety and decontamination. Class meets twice a week, Monday and Wednesday (September 19 through December 19). This program will prepare successful students to take a national certification exam, as well as for entry-level employment as a Central Sterile Processing Technician.

Prerequisites: Student must be 18 years of age; High school diploma or a High School Equivalency Certificate; Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE) Test Letter stating a minimum score of 8.9 on both Vocabulary and Comprehension tests and a minimum score of 7.0 Mathematics Concepts and Application. Family Care Safety Registry-Worker registration letter: Register online at http://health.mo.gov/safety/fcsr/forms.php. Only the original letter will be accepted. Letter cannot be older than six months. A strict attendance policy is enforced throughout this training.

Register in person only in Continuing Education at Forest Park, G 322.

For more information, please download the brochure (pdf).

Tier 1: Section 4D1 | $2,000
Tier 2: Section 4D2 | $2,625

Required Orientation:
Wednesday, September 14 | 6 p.m.-8 p.m. | FP – G Tower, 121

Mondays, Wednesdays, Sept. 19-Dec.12 | 6 p.m.-9:45 p.m. | FP-G Tower, 121 | No class 11/23

Final Exam Review:
Wednesday, December 14 | 6 p.m.-9:45 p.m. | FP – G Tower, 121

Final Exam:
Monday, December 19 | 6 p.m.-9 p.m. | FP – G Tower, 121

Externship (Tier 2 only):
Monday-Friday, January 2-May 31, 2017 | FP – TBA

About Timothy Gallo

Timothy is the Marketing Manager for the Continuing Education program at St. Louis Community College. Tim has over 15 years of experience working with Continuing Education program design and development, instructional design, training and development, project management, program/course development, and marketing.

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