2020-2021 College Catalog

Central Sterile Supply Processing Technician TCC

Central Sterile Supply Processing Technician TCC (Major Code: CSB1)

Program Description

The Central Sterile Supply Processing Technician Technical Certificate of Credit is designed to provide entry-level training that will prepare graduates to function in the sterile supply processing and distribution areas of healthcare facilities. The program is based on theory and clinical instruction that will apply scientific principles to the specific work area. Theory classes with laboratory participatory classes will prepare students for clinical application of skills and knowledge in healthcare facilities.

Career Information


Medical Equipment Preparers 

Career Projections

The number of jobs in this field is expected to increase by 14.4% nationally and 6.7% in the State of Georgia over the next several years. Estimated salaries in this field start at $38,000 a year.
Labor market data was compiled using Economic Modeling Specialists, international and is updated annually.

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Admission Requirements

General College Admissions Requirements

Additional Program Requirements

  • Must be 17 years of age

Blood and Airborne Pathogens

Students enrolled in Category I and II programs at Atlanta Technical College will be performing tasks in which there is a normal occurrence for exposure to blood, other potentially infectious body materials, and airborne pathogens.

These tasks will be performed in the classroom, laboratory, and clinical activities for each occupational training program/course. Students will be required to present documentation of Hepatitis B and Tuberculosis immunizations as a result of potential occupational exposure. Students should contact their program directors for more information. Policies and procedures regarding blood and airborne pathogens may be reviewed at https://tcsg.edu/tcsgpolicy/tcsg_policy_manual.pdf.

Program Contact Information

Danielle Garner

Allied Health Science Program Coordinator

H218C H Building



Program Length and Cost

Minimum Program Length in Semester Terms: 1 Term

Credit Hours: 9

Estimated Program Cost: $1,842

Course Outline

General Education: Select one of the following (min. of 2 credits)

EMPL 1000Interpersonal Relat & Prof Dev


PSYC 1010Basic Psychology


Occupational Courses (Take both)

ALHS 1090MedTerm/Allied Health Sciences


CSSP 1010Central Sterile Supply Process


Total Credit Hours: 9


Program Outcomes

1. The graduate will be able to prepare, sterilize, install, or clean laboratory or healthcare equipment.
2. The graduate will be able to perform routine laboratory tasks and operate or inspect equipment.
3. The graduate will be able to perform as a member of the healthcare team.