Higher Certificate in Science Contamination Control and Asepsis for the Healthcare Sector
Type of Qualification:
Field of Study
Biology and biochemistry,General Programmes,Life Sciences,Protection of persons and property
Type of Study:
Full Time,Modular,Distance Education,Non IT Tallaght
Application Closing Date:
About the Course
This programme was developed after extensive consultation with the hospital and related sectors and is aimed primarily at sterile services practitioners. Its aim is to produce qualified and knowledgeable sterile service practitioners in a range of scientific, technological and quality activities in the hospital and related sectors. This programme will run over four college semesters (24 months) part-time. Candidates are required to take all modules on offer in each semester.
Named Award: Higher Certificate in Science - NFQ Level 6
Programme code: TA_SSTSR_C
Duration: 2 years
Timetable: Day release
Commences: September 2011
This programme is primarily designed to provide career-focused education and training for those working in the sterile services centres of hospitals. These individuals would be responsible for the day-to-day operation of sterile services within a busy hospital environment.
How To Apply
Application forms available to download here.
Forms are also available on request directly from the Institute by contacting the information desk, Department of Lifelong Learning. Tel: +353 1 404-2101 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
Please ensure to inlcude all relevant documentation and payment with your application form as incomplete applications will not be processed and will be returned to you.
Select here for further information on application and fee payment
Please visit the Department of Applied Science Website
John Behan BSc (Hons) MSc MBS (Hons)
Tel: + 353 1 404-2816 or email
Information Desk, Department of Lifelong
Learning. Tel: 01 404-2101
Academic Year 1 €3250 (Inclusive of ITT Dublin registration fee and examination fee). If completing individual modules/ groups of modules the individual module fee is €350 plus the ITT Dublin registration fee of €30 and an examination fee of €15 per module examination (up to a maximum of €70 per academic year).
Academic Year 2 €3250 (Inclusive of ITT Dublin registration fee and examination fee). If completing individual modules/ groups of modules the individual module fee is €350 plus the ITT Dublin registration fee of €30 and an examination fee of €15 per module examination (up to a maximum of €70 per academic year).
Semester 1Principles of Biology 1
Principles of Chemistry 1
Principles of Physics 1
Learning to Learn at 3rd Level (Science)
Semester 2Intro to Mathematics 2
Principles of Biology 2
Principles of Chemistry 2
Principles of Physics 2
Semester 3Practical Skills III
Valid of Sterilization Process
Copy of MDOP H1001 - The Principles of Medical Device Operations
Semester 4Intro to Quality Systems
Principles of Law