Examples of schools that offer sterile procession technician training include Central New Mexico Community College and Riverside College of Health Careers. These programs teach students the skills needed to process, disinfect and store medical devices and equipment used in patient care.
Students in the sterile processing technician program at New Mexico Community College complete one year of coursework that results in a certificate of achievement. Those wishing to enter the program at Riverside College of Health Careers must have graduated from an accredited high school with at least a 2.0 grade point average.
Another school with a sterile processing technician program is Naugatuck Valley Community College. This is a non-credit program that provides training for a career as a sterile processing technician.