Decontamination and Sterilization: Basic Course

Estimated cost: R1001 – R5000
Field Of Study: Infection Prevention and Control
Department Name: Health Systems and Public Health


The Basic SSD course is designed to familiarise sterile services operators and managers with the basic principles of the subject.
To ensure an understanding of the principles of sterilization and decontamination in healthcare facilities and applications in the workplace.
To select appropriate candidates for further studies in sterile services
To establish a hitherto unrecognised career path in sterile services.

Entry Requirement: Grade 12/Matric Certificate
Certificate Type: Competence
Duration: 5 weeks
Presentation Language: English
Contact Person Name: C De Mink
Contact Person Email:
Contact Person Phone: (021) 938 9758
Latest Year Offered: 2017