Medical Sterilisation Technician

The Medical Sterilisation Technician is responsible for maintaining the cleanliness and sterility of medical equipment and preparing it for procedures.

The study duration is 1 year (2 semesters).

Code (digital symbol of the profession): 321104


  • Performs medical disinfection and sterilisation taking into account the processes and procedures in place; carries out checks on disinfection and sterilisation processes;
  • maintains records of medical cleaning, disinfection and sterilisation.

Job tasks:

  • perform medical disinfection and sterilisation taking into account the specificity of the instruments subjected to these processes;
  • qualifying medical equipment and devices for washing, disinfection and sterilisation processes;
  • carrying out cleaning, disinfection and sterilisation using appropriate methods and equipment;
  • carrying out checks on decontamination processes and keeping records of cleaning, disinfection and sterilisation;
  • observing the safety rules associated with biologically contaminated materials and the principles of aseptics and antiseptics;
  • drawing up, maintaining and filing technical documentation of equipment and instruments in accordance with legal provisions; and
  • applying legal provisions concerning the performance of professional tasks;
  • collaborating in a multidisciplinary team to ensure continuity of patient care;
  • observing the principles of ethical behaviour towards patients and colleagues;
  • use of computer programmes to support the performance of tasks;
  • adhering to ethical, occupational health and safety principles and applying fire and environmental protection legislation.

Additional professional tasks:

  • organising and managing the work of small staff teams;
  • undertaking and conducting business activities in the field of medical sterilisation.