Certified Instrument Technician Program


Instruction on safeguarding patients from infection and disease controls and procedures to produce a sterile clinical and operatory environment.

100 classroom instruction hours and 400 hours of externship required. Students can attempt the certification exam and receive a provisional certification after the first 20 hours of externship are completed. Afetr the provisonal certificate is earned, students have 6 months to complete an additional 380 hours to recive the Certified Registered Central Service Technician (CRCST) certification. 

A Payment Plan is available for those who need assistance, please contact your local NCTC Business Office for details.

Required Courses

Required courses for the Certified Instrument Technician Program
Course Name
HEA 1000 CPR FOR HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS
SRGT1060 CERTIFIED INSTRUMENT TECHNICIAN/STERILE PROCESSING TECHNICIAN

Admission Requirements

  • Age Requirements: 18+ at registration
  • Basic Reading and Math Assessment
  • Criminal Background Check
  • Must have proof of high school diploma, GED or college transcripts
  • Must provide proof of current Immunizations
  • Must have current CPR certification or enroll in the CPR section
  • The cost of this program is $1,799