Sterile Processing Technician

Next class starts: October 24, 2022

View full schedule here.

Registration Eligibility: Adults & High School Seniors

High school students must be age 16 or older. Learn more.

Transfer Credit Opportunity

Credit hours for completing this program can be transferred to UVU. Learn more.


Lehi Main Campus


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The beginning of a successful surgery begins with clean and sterile surgical instruments. As a Sterile Processing Technician you will be an essential team member of the operating room and healthcare team. You will be responsible for the cleanliness, decontamination, inspecting and assembly of surgical instruments, packaging and sterilization of all surgical instruments.  As you pay close attention to details regarding instruments you will have to be an effective verbal and written communicator with the OR staff to make procedures a success. Sterile Processing Technicians have a strong understanding of decontamination and infection control to ensure their work protects patients and healthcare members from infections and diseases. 

After completing this course, students will be prepared to take the Certified Registered Central Service Technician (CRCST) certification exam offered by the International Association of Healthcare Central Service Material Management (IAHCSMM). This program is based on the IAHCSMM certification, CRCST.

This program is eligible for Financial and Veterans Aid! Learn more

For more information, contact the Program Coordinator.
Tina Gillis

Adults and high school seniors.

Registration for the 2022-2023 school year opens April 20, 2022 at 8:00 am online.

Students are required to take the MTECH Entrance Assessment and score a passing rate of: Math: 2: English: B or provide alternative documentation to prove competency. The Entrance Assessment is free and takes about an hour to complete. To learn more visit

Fall 2022 Lehi 221 10/10/2022 5/18/2023 11:30 AM 3:30 PM M-Th
Fall 2022 Lehi 221 10/10/2022 5/18/2023 5:30 PM 9:30 PM M-Th
Summer 2023 Lehi 221 5/30/2023 TBD 11:30 AM 3:30 PM M-Th
Summer 2023 Lehi 221 5/30/2023 TBD 5:30 PM 9:30 PM M-Th
*Students will have 4 hours each week for hybrid in place of being in class one day each week. An externship of 450 hours will follow.
Program Hours: 900 hours
Registration Fee$40.00 
Facilities Fee$50.00 
Program Fees$515.00 

*Total includes tuition, fees, materials, and optional materials.

Central Service Technician Manual & Workbook, 8th edition$115.00ISBN 978-1-4951-8905-0
Scrubs$48.00Available in MTECH Bookstore; cost is for two sets
CRCST Exam$125.00Optional, but highly recommended by employers
  • MTECH Central Sterile Technician Program Certificate
  • Students are prepared to sit for the Certified Registered Central Service Technician (CRCST) Exam
  • Healthcare Provider BLS and First Aid Certificate

At MTECH, you will join an exclusive group of graduates who benefit from a commitment to excellence shared by everyone at the school. From instructors who deliver a relevant, industry-driven curriculum to academic and career counselors focused on ensuring you have the tools you need to succeed, we all share the same goal: your success as a student. 

Program length
7 mos
Total cost