Program Description

Gain the knowledge and skills to be able to reprocess reusable medical devices appropriately!

Medical Device Reprocessing technicians are responsible for sterile supplies, equipment and instruments in health care facilities.

Through a combination of theory and hands-on practice, in this specialized program you will learn proper sterilization, cleaning, remanufacturing, testing, packaging and labelling of medical devices to function in a Medical Device Reprocessing Department.

Continuing Education students usually complete this program in one year.

Theory courses in this program cost approximately $253 each. Lab Experience course costs approximately $290. Preplacement/Clinical Service costs approximately $121. Clinical course costs approximately $630.

Potential and in-progress students must be aware that most agencies accepting clinical/placement students require you to be fully vaccinated with Health Canada approved vaccines. If you are not fully immunized, it may have a significant impact on your ability to participate in clinical/field placement.

Additional Details

Admission and Registration

You do not need to apply to begin this program. You must have an Ontario Secondary School Diploma, or equivalent, and meet the other requirements listed on the Admission Requirements webpage prior to registering.

If English is not your first language you require an English comprehension test from Mohawk College. (CLB) Canadian Language Benchmark of 7 also accepted.

Financial Assistance

green checkmark Bursary funding may be available. Learn more about Financial Assistance Options for Continuing Education Students.

Learning Outcomes

Program learning outcomes outline what graduates need to know, and be able to do, after they complete a program.

Review the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU) program learning outcomes.


For details on related occupations, job market information and career opportunities, visit the Government of Canada Job Bank (opens in new window).

Next Steps

Field Placement / Clinical

Students preparing for laboratory and clinical experience should visit our Preclinical / Clinical webpage and our Clinical FAQ for details and information on the process.

You MUST register for Preplacement/Clinical Service (HLTH10223), which is not part of the program of study, to complete required health clearances prior to registering for a clinical.

Frequently Asked Questions

College Resources

Program Contact

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Completion Requirement

6 Course(s)

Professional using medical device.


This program of studies applies to students starting the program in the current academic year. Students who began in other academic years may require different courses to be eligible to graduate. If you have questions regarding a strategy for completion email the Program Contact listed at the bottom of this page.

Click on the course names to view current availability.

A selection of courses will be offered each term. Visit our course schedule page for a tentative list of future offerings.

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