BioNetwork Training

The BioNetwork Capstone Center provides affordable, high-quality, hands-on training in biotechnology, biomanufacturing, and biopharmaceutical/pharmaceutical operations in a simulated industrial (cGMP) environment.

The Capstone Center is situated in the Golden LEAF Biomanufacturing Training and Education Center (BTEC) at North Carolina State University Centennial Campus. It provides a training environment that mirrors a biomanufacturing plant facility with state-of-the-art classrooms, industrial-grade equipment laboratories, and a certified cleanroom suite.

Industry-recognized credential: BioNetwork Capstone Certificates

Complete in: 12 months or less

For non-credit student support services or to see if you qualify for financial assistance, contact the Career Pathways Program & Student Resources. 

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Course Details & Registration Information

Course
Sterilization and Controlled Temperature Enironment Validation
Name
SEF-103CL
Available Classes
Not currently offered.
Description Course Outline Requirements Intended Audience More Details
Description
This course provides participants with an in-depth understanding of steam sterilization as well as the current methods of validation for sterile processes in the pharma/biotech manufacturing environment, including Autoclaves and Steam in Place (SIP) Systems, by providing a thorough understanding of sterilization, sterile equipment design, the regulatory requirements associated with sterilization and the methods used to test and validate sterile processes. In addition, this course provides participants with an in depth understanding of controlled temperature environments, as well as, the current methods used to validate them in the biotech/pharmaceutical industry. Equipment covered includes validation of incubators, cold rooms, warehouses and freezers.
Course Objectives
  1. The objectives of this course are to provide a thorough understanding of:
    • sterilization
    • sterile equipment design
    • the regulatory requirements associated with sterilization
    • the methods used to test and validate sterile processes
    • controlled temperature environments including design
    • the regulatory requirements associated with them
    • the methods used to test and validate them.
Outline of Instruction
  1. Day One:
    Morning session:
    Introduction to Steam Sterilization
    Autoclave Design
    Regulatory Requirements
    Acceptance Criteria
    Autoclave Testing /Validation
    Troubleshooting

    Afternoon session:
    Field Autoclave Cycle Analysis
    Field Autoclave Validation Techniques for Liquid and Dry Goods Loads
    Use of the Kaye Validator for Autoclave Validation
  2. Day Two:
    Morning session:
    SIP Design
    Regulatory Requirements
    Acceptance Criteria
    Autoclave Testing /Validation
    Troubleshooting

    Afternoon Session:
    Field SIP Cycle Analysis
    Field SIP Validation Techniques
    Use of the Kaye Validator for SIP Validation
  3. Day 3
    Morning session:
    Control Temperature Unit (CTU) Design
    Regulatory Requirements
    Acceptance Criteria
    CTU Testing /Validation
    Troubleshooting

    Afternoon session:
    Field CTU Cycle Analysis
    Field Validation Techniques
    Use of the Kaye Validator for CTU Validation
Contact Hours
24
CEU's
2.4
Industry Standard, State, or National Certification
No
CE to CU Articulation
No
Prerequisites
Some validation experience or having taken the Basic Concepts of Validation course is preferred.
Text and Supplies Needed
All materials supplied by the Validation Academy
Clinical Site/Special Facilities
Requirements for Successful Completion of this Course
  1. Attendance 80% or above
  2. Participation
Accreditation/Special Approval Requirements
Intended Audience
Specific Industry or Business Support Needs
Industry or Job Titles Related to training Outcomes for Employment
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Course Contact Information
Bionetwork Manager
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