Cleanroom validations are required not only after a new cleanroom has been built, but also intermittently throughout its life.
The following are important Operational Qualifications (OQ) which must be shown to be correct when cleanroom validations take place:
These tests ensure that the cleanroom is operating optimally as it should, while maintaining the relevant level of sterility and protection against contamination.
The process of validating a cleanroom requires experience, skill and the necessary training obtained through the Cleanroom Testing and Certification Board International (CTCB-I).
There are two levels of certification that validation technicians can obtain. Each of these requires the completion of a written exam:
In this course, the practical aspects of cleanroom validations will be taught without the need for a practical examination.
Individuals wishing to complete this level of certification must be familiar with some aspects of cleanroom testing.
Candidates must have a minimum of 2 years’ experience with a high level of competence in the following areas:
These competencies will be measured during a practical examination.
The following will be covered during the course:
The following tests are done when performing cleanroom validations:
Because there are no accredited training facilities in South Africa, we send our cleanroom technicians overseas to obtain their certification.
Certification obtained through these training facilities are internationally accredited by the ICCCS and individuals who have successfully completed their professional certification will be added to the ICS and CTCB lists of registered cleanroom testers.
For more information about our high-quality cleanroom equipment and the process of cleanroom validations, please feel free to contact us.
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