Decontamination Reusable Invasive Medical Devices / Dí-éilliú

Programme Title: Certificate in Reusable Invasive Medical Devices Decontamination  (Minor Award) 

** The online Minor Awards in RIMD Decontamination, Endoscope Decontamination and Primary Care Decontamination commence next week.  The Microbiology Minor Award where students will study Microbiology and Practical Microbiology over the coming academic term for this Microbiology Minor Award will commence on Wednesday evening September 29th.  An email communication with details of how students may access online lectures will go out to all registered students in the coming days in advance of the commencement of the programs next week.

Certificate in Microbiology (TU5262) is a pre requisite for this course.

This course was designed after extensive consultation for hospital staff working in RIMD units and also staff working in relevant medical supply companies. This program will provide the scientific background behind and practical skills required for the successful decontamination of RIMDs (reusable invasive medical devices).

This course is designed for staff working in the RIMD decontamination areas of hospitals or related sectors.

  • Biodecontamination – RIMD (online)
  • Biodecontamination – RIMD Workshop (in TU Dublin Tallaght)

The course consists of online lectures and practical workshops (practical work 2-3 days towards the end of semester) which are carried out in TU Dublin Tallaght. Decontamination Minor award runs in the Spring semester.

To apply for this programme please contact:

Or call the Lifelong Learning Team on: 01 220 7432

Participants on this program are typically employed in the hospital or related sector. On successful completion of this Minor Award candidates may progress to complete the major award program BSc in Decontamination Managment.

TU Code



NFQ Level 6


Certificate in Reusable Invasive Medical Devices Decontamination (Minor Award)


1 Semester

Course Type


Mode of Study

Part Time

Method of Delivery

Classroom, Online

Commencement Date

September 2021





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