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WSQ Higher Certificate in Healthcare Support (Sterilisation Services)


The course equips the participants with the knowledge and skills to assist Registered Nurses in the Theatre Sterile Supply Unit to effectively prepare the operating equipment for sterilization in order to meet the needs of clients within the required compliance standards.

 

Modules


​No.Module​Duration​Mode of TrainingFull Course Fees Skills Future Funding*Nett Course FeeGST PayableTotal Fee PayableTraining Dates
​1

Use of Medical Terminology in Work Activities
CRS-Q-0003856-HCS

Able to apply skills and knowledge to use the correct terminology in interacting with healthcare professionals.  The unit also equips healthcare support worker with skills and explain basic medical terms and acronyms in interactions with patients and next-of-kin.

Funding Validity Period:  7 Jan 2019 to 31 Dec 2020

24hrs
3 days

​Classroom & Clinical Practicum​$901.20​$811.08$90.12$6.30$96.4216, 17, 18 Apr 2019
2

Perform Lifesaving Techniques
CRS-Q-0003283-HCS

Able to perform removal of foreign body during conscious adult airway obstruction and one- man cardiopulmonary resuscitation during an emergency.

Funding Validity Period:  7 Jan 2019 to 31 Dec 2020

​16hrs
2 days
Classroom & Clinical Practicum​$901.20$811.08$90.12$6.30$96.4211, 12 Dec 2019
​3

Work within a legal and regulatory framework in the healthcare industry
CRS-Q-0002946-HCS

Able to identify roles and responsibilities of healthcare personnel, apply understanding of healthcare personnel’s rights and responsibilities at work and recognize, respond and protect patients’ rights and interests to work within a legal and regulatory framework in healthcare industry.

Funding Validity Period:  7 Jan 2019 to 31 Dec 2020

16 hrs
2 days
​Classroom$901.20$811.08$90.12$6.30$96.422, 3 May 2019
​4

Comply with workplace safety and health policies and procedures in the healthcare industry
CRS-Q-0022026-HCS

Able to effectively manage the safe work practices and risk control procedures in hospital setting.

Funding Validity Period:  7 Jan 2019 to 31 Dec 2020

40 hrs
5 days
Classroom & Clinical Practicum​​$586.80$528.12​$58.68$4.11$62.7913, 14, 15, 16, 17 Jan 2020
​5

Clean and Disinfect Reusable Complex Instruments
CRS-Q-0009089-HCS

Able to apply skills and knowledge to clean complex instruments / supplies, ensuring all necessary parts are in good condition and meeting the necessary quality requirements.

Funding Validity Period:  7 Jan 2019 to 31 Dec 2020

56 hrs
7 days
Classroom & Clinical Practicum$901.20$811.08$90.12$6.30$96.4223, 24, 25, 26, 27,
30 Sep, 1 Oct 2019
​6

Inspect and pack complex instruments
CRS-Q-0009027-HCS

Able to apply skills and knowledge to inspect, assemble and pack complex instruments with movable parts, which may include surgical instruments for use in the various parts of the hospitals.

Funding Validity Period:  7 Jan 2019 to 31 Dec 2020

56 hrs
7 days
Classroom & Clinical Practicum$901.20$811.08$90.12$6.30$96.42​30, 31 Oct
1, 4, 5, 6, 7 Nov 2019
​7

Demonstrate understanding of the sterile environment
CRS-Q-0012079-HCS

Able to apply skills and knowledge to work effectively in sterile environment through the application of sterilization and aseptic technique, to maintain the sterility of the environment.

Funding Validity Period:  7 Jan 2019 to 31 Dec 2020

32 hrs
4 days
​Classroom & Clinical Practicum$901.20$811.08$90.12$6.30$96.42​18, 19, 20, 21 Jun 2019
​8

Handle Simple Instruments / Supplies
CRS-Q-0009088-HCS

Able to apply skills and knowledge to handle sterile stock appropriately to maintain the sterile of stock and prevent contamination.  This includes the maintenance of packaging integrity during storing and transporting and completing the necessary quality management requirements.

Funding Validity Period:  7 Jan 2019 to 31 Dec 2020

56 hrs
7 days
Classroom & Clinical Practicum$901.20$811.08$90.12$6.30$96.4216, 17, 18, 19, 22, 23, 24 Jul 2019
​9

Manage sterile stock
CRS-Q-0010923-HCS

Able to apply skills and knowledge to handle sterile stock appropriately to maintain the sterility and prevent contamination.  This includes the maintenance of packaging integrity during storing and transporting and completing the necessary management requirements.

Funding Validity Period:  7 Jan 2019 to 31 Dec 2020

32 hrs
4 days
Classroom & Clinical Practicum$901.20$811.08$90.12$6.30$96.42​20, 21, 22, 23 Aug 2019

*SkillsFuture Funding is only applicable to Singapore Citizens & Singapore Permanent. Terms and conditions apply.


Target Audience

Patient Care Assistant


Venue

SingHealth Alice Lee Institute of Advanced Nursing
168 Jalan Bukit Merah
Surbana One, #18-00
Singapore 150168


Entry Requirement

  • 1 GCE ‘N’ Level Pass or Workplace Literacy and Numeracy Level 4


Registration

Please email us at ian-wsq@sgh.com.sg


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