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.

Locations

Lehi Main Campus

79%

Graduation rate

100%

Job placement

$41,900

Avg. salary

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

tgillis@mtec.edu

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 mtec.edu/testing.

SECTIONCAMPUSROOM #START DATEEND DATESTART TIMEEND TIMEDAYS
Spring 2022Lehi Main Campus2213/7/20229/22/20225:30 PM9:30 PMM, T, Th
Fall 2022Lehi Main Campus22110/24/20224/27/202311:30 AM3:30 PMM, T, Th
Fall 2022Lehi Main Campus22110/24/20224/27/20235:30 PM9:30 PMM, T, Th
Summer 2023Lehi Main Campus2215/30/202312/11/202311:30 AM3:30 PMM, T, Th
Summer 2023Lehi Main Campus2215/30/202312/11/20235:30 PM9:30 PMM, T, Th
Schedule Notes:Students will complete a hybrid assignment each week in addition to the scheduled class periods; Students will complete a 500 hour externship upon completion of the class.
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Total hours: 900

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Tuition/FeesCost
Tuition:$1,890.00
Registration Fee:$40.00
Application Fee:$0.00
Required Materials:$165.00
Industry Exam Fee:$0.00
Student Fees:$515.00
Facilities Fee:$50.00
Tuition/Fees Subtotal:$2,495.00
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Required MaterialsQuantityNotes (ISBN numbers, etc)Cost
Central Services Technician Manual & Workbook, 8th Edition1$115.00
Scrubs2Available in the MTECH Bookstore$50.00
Total Cost of Required Materials$165.00
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Optional MaterialsNotes (ISBN numbers, quantity, etc)Cost
CRCST Exam Optional, but highly recommended by employers$125.00
Rulers$1.00
Industrial Sharpies$2.00
Total Cost of Optional Materials$125.00
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  • 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
$900 hours
Total cost
$2,660
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