SSD Sterilization

ST01 - PPE for Sterilization Area

Contributes 30 minutes to your CPD

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Course Details:

This course covers PPE requirements for pre and post sterilization areas. With a key focus on health & safety manual handling.

You will be provided with a short presentation, followed by an assessment. 

If you achieve 80% or more, you will pass the course, and will receive a printable certificate to place in your training records.

If you do not pass, you will have the opportunity to review the content and retake the assessment when you feel confident. 


The ensure the learner understands the PPE requirements for staff working in the sterilization areas – Pre & Post. Understand the Health & Safety manual handling requirements to protect themselves and the items they are handling.


Learners will: 

  • Understand the importance of PPE in the sterilization areas.
  • Understand the requirements of PPE in the sterilization areas.
  • Understand how to avoid injuries.
  • Understand how to correctly handle and carry items pre and post sterilization.

Learning Outcomes:

The learner will be able to: 

  • Explain the importance of PPE in the sterilization areas.
  • Explain the required items of PPE required in the sterilization areas.
  • Explain how they can avoid injuries when working in these areas. 
  • Explain how to correctly handle items in these areas.