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Vacuum Benchtop Sterilisers – Quarterly Testing

Course Ref: ENG16

The Vacuum Benchtop Sterilisers training is a 5-day course designed for engineers that require additional knowledge of vacuum benchtop sterilisers and the necessary skills to carry out quarterly testing.

Who the course is recommended for

This course is suitable for engineers with previous experience in the testing of benchtop or porous load sterilisers.

The aim of the course

The aim of the Vacuum Benchtop Sterilisers training is to provide engineers with the additional knowledge to carry out periodic test requirements in line with current standards.

The objective(s) of the course

Upon successfully completing the Vacuum Benchtop Steriliser course, you will be able to:

- Define current standards and legislation

- Define the roles and responsibilities outlined in HTM 01-05

- Confirm current standards

- Enhance knowledge of periodic test requirements and acceptance criteria

- Confirm the principles of completing test records/documentation

Course duration

The required duration of this course is 5 days.


All attendees will be issued with a City & Guilds certificate upon successful completion of this course.

Further information

This course can be delivered at your facility for a group of up to 4 candidates.

This course includes classroom and practical training sessions for attendees to gain the full experience. Training at MMM Leeds includes use of their equipment. If you choose to hold the training sessions at a location of your choice, such as your premises, equipment must be provided by the client.

Course cost

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  • ENG16
  • 5 days
  • City & Guilds Certificate
  • On Site
  • Engineer