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P.O. Box 631 Station A
Toronto, ON, M1K 5E9


Medical Device Reprocessing (formerly Sterile Supply) 7920

Certificate Code
Certificate Name:
Medical Device Reprocessing (formerly Sterile Supply)
This certificate program prepares individuals to work in Central Service departments in hospitals and clinics. You will learn the theory and principles of microbiology, infection control, instrument preparation, packaging and sterilization. You are expected to be able to routinely lift heavy items. Applicants may not register online. All potential students MUST submit the application and receive an Offer of Acceptance from the program supervisor before being eligible to register in the program.

The cost for the program is approximately $2200.00. The length of the program is approximately 9-10 months.

There are 3 intakes for this program:
September - Monday and Wednesday evenings (6:30-9:30 pm)
November - Saturdays (8:30 am-3:30 pm)
January - Tuesday and Thursday evenings (6:30-9:30 pm)

All courses are held at Morningside campus with the exception of MDRP-115 which is a clinical placement held in a hospital or clinical setting for 3 weeks (full time)
Admissions Requirements:
Admission requirements:

1. Grade 12 Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) with a mark of 65% or higher in Grade 12 English, OR
2. Be over 19 years of age and write the admission English test. English assessment level must be 170/171 for the Medical Device Reprocessing Program. OR
3. COMM-160/161 with a minimum grade of C+
NO documents from outside Ontario will be accepted. Call 416-289-5300, press 4, to book an English assessment.
Where there are more qualified applicants than there are spaces in the program, students will be chosen based on their documented proficiency in English
Info: The next intake will be in September, 2015 (Monday and Wednesday evenings, 6:30-9:30 pm) OR Saturdays (8:30-3:30 pm) starting in November, 2015.
The winter intake starting in January, 2016 will be on Tuesday and Thursday evenings (6:30-9:30 pm) Courses will be at the Morningside campus.


Here is the link to the application: (copy and paste into your browser if necessary)

NOTE: WE DO NOT keep applications from previous years. If you have applied before and now want the program, you MUST REAPPLY...

Applications will then be received and accepted on a first come first serve basis if all the requirements have been met.
Deadlines for applications:
September intake - deadline is June 15
November intake - deadline is August 15
January intake - deadline is October 15

Acceptance letters will be mailed out after the deadline.

Applications are processed in order of receipt, so applications should be sent in early. This program is over subscribed.

For further information, other than admission questions, please contact Janice Rasmussen at
Additional requirements: (Not a pre-requisite to get into the program)
1. Annual police check with vulnerable sector screening
2. Successful completion and annual renewal of a recognized course in CPR (level C)
3. Successful completion of a recognized course in Standard First Aid
4. Mask fit testing will be provided by Centennial College (shaving of a portion of the face may be required to meet safety standards)
5. Completion of your pre-clearance health form by a physician or nurse practitioner stating that you meet the health requirements of legislated acts, ministry guidelines and agency policies
All clinical placement requirements must be completed prior to enrolling in MDRP-114.

Contact Name
Charleen Lapalme
Contact Telephone:
416-289-5303 SELECT #2
Mandatory Courses
Course Code Course Name
MDRP-110 Introduction to Medical Device Reprocessing
MDRP-111 Reprocessing 1 - Decontamination
MDRP-112 Reprocessing 2 - Sterilization
MDRP-113 Surgical Instrumentation
MDRP-114 Inventory Control
MDRP-115 Medical Device Reprocessing Practicum