Certificate in Central Sterile Supply Department (CSSD) Technician

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Certificate in Central Sterile Supply Department (CSSD) Technician


Duration: 6 Month(s)

Care Institute of Medical Sciences (CIMS), Ahmedabad


Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India


Course TypeCertificate

Course Specialty

CSSD Technology


Ganpat University


    This course will provide the essential skills required to work in a Hospital Central Sterile Supply Department (CSSD). Trainee will learn in detail about the essential skills required to work in a hospital CSSD. Trainee shall be exposed to basics of sterilization, operations and handling of sterilizers, documentation, quality control and sterilization practices. The course shall also interlink and teach coordination of CSSD & Infection Control

    • Explain basic microbiology and infection control practices related to it.
    • Discuss cleaning, disinfection, packing instructions while handling medical devices.
    • Explain risks associated with handling contaminated instruments and their proper handling and transport.
    • Explain handling and disposal of biomedical waste.
    • Explain requirements of current guidelines and procedures while performing the duties and risks in case of non-compliance.
    • Demonstrate good communication, communicate accurately and appropriately in the role of CSSD assistant.
    • Enhance their skill and capacities to facilitate effective cleaning functions • Facilitate effective steam steriliser function.
    • Enhance their skill and capacities to manage availability, effectiveness and reprocessing of reusable medical devices.
    • Develop their skills and capacities to sterilize loads.
    • Perform certain administrative task such as maintenance of records, paperwork, coordination, administrative and basic management.
    • Enhance their knowledge in resource management, advocacy as a CSSD Assistant.
    • Facilitate service excellence and satisfaction.
    • Coordinate for interdepartmental and intradepartmental activities.
    • Develop skills to work out on medical software to maintain Hospital Information System.

Fee (INR):

20000 (Total)

Stipend (INR):



At Your Own




    Applicant should have passed 12th std. with any of the stream.

Minimum Education

12th Arts/ Commerce
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