Central Service Technician | Sterile Processing

  • Duration: 25 days

CST INTEREST LIST – Sign up for the interest list and you will be contacted as soon as a class is scheduled.

Prepare for a career in the fast-paced field of Healthcare Sterile Processing. Central Service Technicians work in hospitals and surgery centers to clean, decontaminate, disinfect, sterilize, and distribute medical and surgical instruments and equipment. With classroom lectures, lab instruction and a clinical experience, students will be prepared to take IAHCSMM’s (International Association of Healthcare Central Service Material Management) certification exam.
Class Dates: 4 Months
Classroom Dates: Typically 3 Months |  Monday and Wednesday, 6-9pm
Clinical Dates: Two Weeks: Full time, Monday – Friday (*Must be available for both day and evening shift)

Requirements:  Vaccination records and background check are required prior to clinical.  Physical demands include standing for up to 8 hours, repetitive lifting of up to 25 pounds, and pushing/pulling heavy carts.

Course Acceptance: A satisfactory score is required on the reading comprehension Accuplacer test for registration. Complete the test in the Academic Resource Center at Anoka Technical College, Room 185. You are exempt from this testing if you have a college GPA above 2.0.

To Register: Bring your Accuplacer results and/or transcript to register in person at Anoka Technical College, Room 191.

Day(s): TBD
Time: TBD
Sessions: TBD
Cost: $1,250.00

  •  *Clinical availability will depend on COVID-19; internships will be scheduled if hospitals are allowing students, but we cannot guarantee an internship.

Cancelation / Reschedule Policy:
To cancel or reschedule, you must notify us 7 days before your scheduled class start date. No refund will be issued after that point for any reason.
No refund will be issued if you miss your scheduled class dates.
Call 763-433-1200 OR email PWT-ARCC@anokaramsey.edu

Laura Cleveland
Kaley Anderson
Cathy Bishop
Zainab Abdul-Hadi