Our 'Advanced Autoclave Validation' course is split into 3 x 1 day sessions, spread over three weeks to give you greater flexibility.


  • Porous Load Autoclave - 1 Day
  • Routine Testing
  • Introduction to Air Detectors
  • EN285 Testing
  • Steam Quality Testing


  • Porous Load Autoclave Validation
  • Introduction to Porous Load Autoclaves
  • Regulations and Guidance
  • Anatomy of an Autoclave
  • Load Orientation
  • Load Wrapping
  • Cycle Design and Development
  • Failure Modes and how to resolve them
  • Biological Indicators
  • Sensor and Biological Indicator Placement
  • Acceptance Criteria


  • Fluids Load Autoclave
  • Introduction to Fluids Load Autoclaves
  • Regulations and Guidance
  • Autonomy of a Fluids Load Autoclave
  • Methods of Control
  • Biological Indicators for Fluids Load Autoclaves
  • Cycle Design
  • Acceptance Criteria
  • Cycle Development


You can purchase each day independently or as a Bundle. If you perform all three days you will receive the 'Advanced Autoclave Validation' certificate upon successful completion of all three courses.

All of our sessions are delivered live via Zoom by our Subject Matter Expert Chris Maughan.





Hi, I’m Chris Maughan


I'm the course leader for the Advanced Autoclave Validation course. If you have any questions before, during or after the course please let me know.


If you have any specific issues you would like to see covered during the course please let me know.

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