Cambridge University Hospitals - NHS
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Vacuum Benchtop Sterilisers – Weekly Testing

Course Ref: ENG14

The Vacuum Benchtop Sterilisers training course is designed to give engineers the additional knowledge and experience they need to carry out weekly tests.

Who the course is recommended for

This course is suitable for engineers wishing to gain more experience in weekly testing.

The aim of the course

The aim of this training is to provide engineers the additional knowledge they need to carry out weekly test requirements in line with HTM 01-05.

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

- Explain the principles behind the sterilisation process

- Provide an explanation of the cycle profile

- Explain the periodic test requirements – classroom and practical experience

- Explain the completion of weekly test records

Course duration

The required duration of this course is 1 full day.


All attendees will be issued with an AVM attendance 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.

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  • ENG14
  • 1 day
  • AVM Attendance Certificate
  • On Site
  • Engineer