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Online Independent CRCST Course

Online Independent Learning Options
Online Independent Learning Options

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Central Sterilization Solutions’ online (self-paced) program prepares aspiring technicians for certification with industry-leading insight that covers subjects like medical terminology, aseptic technique, blood-borne pathogens, patient privacy, quality assurance, professional development, and more. The online CRCST program has the flexibility to complete at the student’s desired schedule, and upon graduation, students will be ready for the national exam.

Our accelerated Online Sterile Processing Technician Course will prepare students to become vital members of any healthcare central service 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 employment skills taught in this program are essential to the sterilization techniques, maintenance routines, storage, and distribution of medical instruments. Acquiring the listed skill sets can enable a sterile processing technician to receive higher wages.

This online course is to be advanced and completed at your own time and convenience. There are no deadlines or a minimum timeframe. We have built our lesson to provide all of our students with a fast and comprehensive experience.

Self Paced Course

Advance and complete at your own pace. Progress as fast or as slowly as you need. Receive unlimited access to online videos, quizzes, and exams.

Online Access

24/7 access is available. The CSS Online (Self-Paced) CRCST course was built to provide students with a premium sterile processing education by SP experts and features a flexible 24/7 accessible schedule. CSS provides students with course videos, quizzes, exams, and collaboration tools.

Tutoring Services

Students will have access to a tutor for multiple chapter reviews, specialized study practices, and final exam preparation.

Interview Readiness

From years of working in the SP industry, our team understands what healthcare facilities require from technicians. Mock interviews & tailored resume building are available in preparation for an SPD job application.

Externship & Support

Central Sterilization Solutions has built a network of healthcare facilities that our students can access to complete their 400 hours of hands on experience. We also supply liability insurance for our students to locations outside of our network.

What Students Receive:

Pass ImageCRCST  24 chapter in-depth review: Central Service, Medical Terminology, Anatomy for Central Service Techs, Microbiology, etc 

Pass Image CRCST textbook, course materials, and online account.

Pass Image Access to the accelerated online course (Chapter videos, exercises, quizzes, and exams).

Pass Image 2-hour timed 175 final exam preparation for the national exam.

Pass ImageAccess to tutoring services.

Pass Image Resume building and or revision.

Pass Image Liability insurance for hospital training or externship locations

Pass Image Mock interview preparation.


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

Students typically finish the online program within 2-3 months.


*Virtual programs are available with an instructor. Courses are five months long.

Upfront Cost

Cost of Class

No Admissions Test

No Additional Fees

No Prerequisites

Monthly Payments for Sterile Processing

No Credit, No Problem

Low Monthly Payments

Fast & Easy

Financing option

Self-Paced students can enroll in the CRCST “Pay As You Go” Course. Students are required to purchase the first portion of the course (chapters 1-7) at $800. After chapter 7, each remaining chapter is $100. Students must complete all required chapters and quizzes before accessing full course benefits. To learn more, please select the “pay as you go” option below.

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.

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