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

Experience using sterilising technology prior to programme entry is an advantage.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The purpose of this qualification is to provide the reusable medical device reprocessing industry with technicians who have the knowledge and skills to reprocess reusable medical devices to the required standard in support of safe, patient-centred healthcare in health service organisations.
Graduates will be able to work independently.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Other Health at this level can earn:

$36,000

Median earnings one year after study

$40,000

Median earnings two years after study

$50,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

56%

Employment rate two years after study

Data as at November 2021

Scholarship information

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Provided by:

Vic Davis Memorial Trust

Value:

$10,000

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Diabetes Nurses Professional Development Grant

Provided by:

NZ Nurses Organisation (Inc) National Office - The Administrator

Website:

http://www.nzno.org.nz

Value:

Refer to 'Additional Information.'

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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.

Sources

NZQA supplies course information based on material from the provider.

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