Periodic Autoclave Testing

From Leak Rate Tests to Biological Indicators

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This course is deigned to provide an overview of Periodic Testing for Porous and Fluids Autoclaves.

Autoclave Periodic Testing

Delegates with gain a basic understanding of steam sterilisation including:

  • Introduction to Autoclave
  • How and Autoclave Works
  • Dry and Moist Heat
  • Failure Modes
  • Steam Quality Testing Overview
  • Periodic Testing
  • EN285 Thermometric Testing


The course is aimed at people working with Quality Assurance, Engineering and Validation in the Pharmaceutical, Medical Devices and Biotech sectors.


Your Instructor


Chris Maughan
Chris Maughan

Chris Maughan, Managing Director and Founder of Thermal Compliance Ltd. (established 2007). His career within the life sciences sector spans over 17 years specialising in validation compliance, consultancy and training. He is a validation professional skilled in the Validation of Sterilisation processes and Thermal Mapping.

Throughout the course Chris is happy to answer any questions you may have, please leave comments or contact Chris directly by email [email protected]


Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

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