Clean Room Operation Level 5 – Westport Campus

This award will equip the learner with the knowledge, skills and competence to undertake a range of tasks whilst working at operative level in the cleanroom environment in the life sciences manufacturing sector. Areas covered include: key microbiology terms and concepts in relation to cleanroom environments in the life sciences manufacturing sector, the basics of micro-organisms including conditions necessary for microbial growth, and methods for controlling such growth, the major sources of product and process contamination, the role of heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning systems (HVACS), the purpose of viable and non-viable particulate monitoring, the identification of micro-organisms and their habitats using a range of techniques including isolation, colony morphology, gram staining and biochemical testing and applying the fundamental steps of aseptic practice.

Course Dates

October:3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th

November: 7th, 14th, 21th, 28th

December: 5th, 12th, 19th

January: 9th

Start Date

Monday 3rd October @6.30pm



Examination fee of €20 is payable for non medical card holders for certification of the course. If you have a valid medical card you will be exempt from the examination fee but a copy of this must be emailed on application to

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