WSQ Higher Certificate in Healthcare Support
(Sterilisation Services)


Performs and participates in decontamination, cleaning, assembling, packaging, scanning, sterilization, storage and distribution of reusable surgical instrumentation and equipment.

Assists with maintaining established departmental policies and procedures, objectives, and quality improvement, safety, and environmental and infection control standards.

Upon completion of this course, you can work in Clinic, Day Surgery Centre and Hospital setting.

Career Prospects & Progression

The Skilled Technician (CSSD/TSSU)has good career prospects and are high in demand. Graduates can expect a stable and secure entry career in healthcare. With a friendly attitude, pro-activeness and good work ethics, graduates can look forward to good career progression.

Technician (CSSD/TSSU) > Senior Technician (CSSD/TSSU)

Award of Certification

WSQ Higher Certificate in Healthcare Support (Sterilization Services)
By SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG)

Full Qualification Modules

  • Use of medical terminology in work activities
  • Perform lifesaving techniques
  • Work within a legal and regulatory framework in the healthcare industry
  • Comply with workplace safety and health policies and procedures
  • Clean and disinfect reusable complex instruments
  • Inspect and pack complex instruments
  • Demonstrate understanding of the sterile environment
  • Manage sterile stock
  • Handle and dispose waste


2.5 Months (Full-Time)

Delivery Methods

The course comprises of classroom lessons, skills laboratory training and clinical attachment in a healthcare organization.

Assessment Methods

Oral/written tests, assignments and practical performance

Graduation Criteria

The criteria for graduation are based on students’ attendance and assessment results. Students must meet the 75% attendance criteria, as well as complete and pass all assessments of the course before they are able to graduate and receive their Certificate. All full qualification courses comprise theory, practical and clinical attachment assessments


  • 1 pass in GCE ‘O’ Level (any subject) , or 1 pass in GCE ‘N’ Level in a relevant subject (e.g. Maths, Science) or, WPLN Level 4 (Speak, Listen, Read, Numeracy) and Level 3 (Write)
  • Certified medically fit for healthcare work by approved clinics
  • Completing a successful employability interview by HMI Institute

Course Fee

Course Fee$7,160.00
7% GST$501.20
Course Fee payable$7,661.20

Other Fees (including 7% GST)

  • Application Fee S$53.50
  • Uniform Purchase (2 sets) S$70.40
  • 2-Month Medical Insurance Premium S$10.70
  • Pre-Admission Health ScreeningS$57.78

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