New Zealand Certificate in Sterilising Technology

Open Polytechnic

Subject area

Health not elsewhere classified

Qualification

Check out Fees Free to see whether you are eligible for a year of fees-free study or two years industry training. Contact your provider to confirm your study options meet the criteria.

Entry requirements

There are no mandatory prerequisites to meet regulatory body or legislative requirements for this qualification.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The purpose of this qualification is to provide an introduction to reusable medical device reprocessing, to facilitate safe patient-centred healthcare in the community.

This qualification is suitable for individuals who wish to develop knowledge of reusable medical device reprocessing. This includes those working in the office based clinical environment and those who wish to progress their opportunities for employment in the wider reusable medical device reprocessing environments.
Graduates will be able to work under supervision.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Other Health at this level can earn:

$28,000

Median earnings one year after study

$33,000

Median earnings two years after study

$44,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

48%

Employment rate two years after study

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Effie Redwood Endowment Fund

Provided by:

NZ Nurses Organisation (Inc) National Office - Scholarships & Grants

Website:

http://www.nzno.org.nz/support/scholarships

Value:

Up to $5000

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Altrusa Club of Ashburton Health Bursary

Provided by:

Altrusa Club of Ashburton

Website:

http://www.altrusa.org.nz/clubs.html

Value:

$1,000. Paid in two $500 instalments

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This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Phone: (04) 913 5300
Fax: (04) 913 5308
Email: customerservices@openpolytechnic.ac.nz
Web: http://www.openpolytechnic.ac.nz

Please contact the provider for details of where this qualification is offered.

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