Disinfection and sterilisation practices within small practices and clinics are covered by Australian Standard AS/NZS 4815. This program equips you with the skills and understanding to comply with this Standard. Recommended for those wanting to demonstrate compliance for accreditation purposes in small practices and clinics.

An introductory session on micro-organisms, transmission of infection and the use of standard precautions sets the scene for applying AS/NZS 4815 in the workplace. Participants will discuss the appropriate physical layout of an area for dealing with reusable items that complies with the requirements and application of AS/NZS 4815.

Those involved in decontamination, disinfection and sterilisation in office based settings.

  • Basic microbiology and human defence mechanisms
  • Standard precautions
  • Layout of reprocessing area
  • Cleaning, disinfection, sterilisation and storage of re-usable items
  • Requirements of AS/NZS 4815

1 day at Mayfield Education from 9am to 4pm (30 minute lunch break).

Next Intake: TBA

Intakes are subject to numbers and may change

Application Closing Date
Two weeks prior to course commencement

Mayfield Certificate of Attendance

On completion, participants should be able to:

  • Identify modes of transmission of infections
  • Describe standard precautions and recognise their use in office based practice
  • Recognise the appropriate layout of a reprocessing area
  • Apply the requirements of AS/NZS 4815 for cleaning, disinfection, sterilisation and storage of re-usable items.


Light lunch provided

Organisations may choose to have this program delivered in the workplace as a customised course.

Mayfield Education

2-10 Camberwell Road
Hawthorn East VIC 3123

Quick Glance

Program code

Disinfection and Sterilisation for Small Practices and Clinics

Next Intake: TBA


Program length

1 day (9am-4pm)


Mayfield Education Hawthorn

Study mode

On-site short course


(03) 9882 7644