August 10, 2017 James Revillini

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.

Central Sterile Processing Technician Application

This program is offered in spring and fall semesters. For detailed information on course start and end dates, open the application form.

Central Sterile Processing Technician Application

You may qualify for WIOA course financing assistance.

Register by Email

Complete application packet and email to

Register by Fax

Complete application packet and 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.

You may also be interested in our online, six-week Medical Terminology course.

Program Coordinator: Cheryl Conaty, 860.773.1453

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