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Online Independent Learning Options
Online Independent Learning Options

Our accelerated Online Sterile Processing Technician Certification is designed to prepare students to become a vital member of any hospital central services team. Medical facilities of all shapes and sizes seek sterile processing technicians with skill sets that include: approved practices for decontamination and sterilization of medical supplies and equipment, the proper ways to transport equipment, identifying common pathogens found in the medical setting, and more. Sterile processing job skills are essential to the sterilizations, maintenance, storage, and distribution of medical instruments. Gaining this skill set, can enable a sterile processing technician to command higher wages from employers.

Central Sterilization Solutions online program prepares aspiring technicians for certification with industry leading insight that cover subjects like medical terminology, aseptic technique, blood borne pathogens, patient privacy, quality assurance, professional development, and more. The program can be completed at the students desired schedule and upon graduation, students will be prepped for the national exam.

Our Program has been developed by highly recognized technicians, managers and educators within the central service field. We have built our course to provide all of our students a fast and comprehensive experience.

This online course is designed to be taken on your own time. There is no deadlines or a minimum timeframe. We do recommend that you take your time with the online video, textbook, and workbook. From our years of experience, we recommend a steady pace of two chapters a week. This process has proven well for us and our students in classes, but it’s designed to be advanced at your own pace.

You will also be required to volunteer at one of the partner hospitals and complete the 400-hour internship hands-on training. This will help you pass the national exam as well as have you ready to apply for a position as a Sterile Processing Technician.

What our program includes:

  1. CRCST  24 chapter in-depth review: Central Service, Medical Terminology, Anatomy for Central Service Techs, Microbiology for Central Service Techs, Regulations and Standards, Infection Prevention, Decontamination, etc…
  2. Textbook, workbook, materials and online access.
  3. 24 chapter tests corresponding with each chapter.
  4. A 2 hour timed, 175 final exam preparation for national exam.
  5. Access to a touter
  6. Resume building and/or revision.
  7. Liability insurance for hospital training
  8. Interview skills prep.


Independent: Personal pace. Designed for those that with complex schedules.


*Virtual Program are available with an instructor. Courses are 5 months long.
Financing option

All students have the option to break our courses into monthly payments. Central Sterilization Solutions and Sweet Pay, have partnered to offer all our students the ability to enroll for our courses and pay over time. The application process is fast and easy!

Frequently Asked Questions

Why Central Sterilization Solutions?

CSS advanced program was designed from the past CCSA President. Our highly reputable instructors have over 30 years experience as Sterile Processing technicians and mangers in the field. One of a kind online Sterile Processing Medical Career course available to our students 24/7. With other schools and courses raising rates, CSS has always had a simple mission, “Keep our students out of debt, while they pursue their passion“. Therefor, we offer one of the most affordable financing options amongst our competitors.

Is the course accredited?

Yes, the Central Sterilization Solutions program is accredited by NCCA (National Commission for Certifying Agencies) and ANSI (American National Standards Institute).

What is the difference between Online Independent and the Virtual Classroom?

Online independent was designed for students to take at their own pace. The Virtual Classroom is a scheduled course taught live by an instructor.