Central Sterile Processing Technician

(Approved for WIA Funding)

Central Sterile Processing Technicians are responsible for the sanitation and packaging of surgical instruments in hospitals, surgical centers and clinics. Whether you are looking to begin your career in health care or prepare for the Central Sterile Processing Technician national certification exam, this course may be for you. This 15-week program covers anatomy and physiology; microbiology and infection control; decontamination and sterilization processing; and how to handle, care for, and identify surgical instruments. The course includes clinical exposure to Central Sterile Processing Department. *Medical terminology and hospital setting experience are suggested but not required. Course fee does not include national certification exam. Students must have their book for the first class.

Course Offerings

For current course offerings, prices, and classroom locations, please open the application packet:

Central Sterile Processing Technician Application



Tunxis Community College offers an online six week Medical Terminology course (Ed2Go)

To Apply

Registration Information

Course fees are payable at time of registration. No written confirmations are mailed. You are assured of a place in class unless notified otherwise; attend the first class as scheduled.

Register by Email: Complete application packet with VISA, MasterCard or Discover number and expiration date. Email to tx-continuing-ed@txcc.commnet.edu.

Register by Facsimile: Complete application packet with VISA, MasterCard or Discover number and expiration date. Fax to 860.606.9732.

Register in Person:

Register by Mail:
Application packet and payment information (checks/money orders made out to Tunxis Community College) must reach us at least one week prior to the start of the course.

Mail to:
Tunxis Community College
Continuing Education Office
271 Scott Swamp Road
Farmington, CT 06032

Registration must be completed in full with payment information, date of birth and social security number.

For more information contact the Continuing Education office at 860.255..3666.