New Zealand Diploma in Sterilising Technology

Open Polytechnic

Subject area

Health not elsewhere classified

Qualification

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Entry requirements

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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The purpose of this qualification is for reusable medical device technicians to develop the required knowledge and skills to lead a team and manage the operational requirements of a reusable medical device reprocessing service in support of safe patient centred healthcare in health service organisations.
This qualification provides the minimum qualification required for the person responsible for the reusable medical device reprocessing facility in a hospital setting.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Other Health at this level can earn:

$26,000

Median earnings one year after study

$33,000

Median earnings two years after study

$42,000

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

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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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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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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