Cleanroom Micro-Organisms

Cleanroom Micro-Organisms

Cleanroom Micro-Organisms

Course Status:

Cleanrooms are an environment where the level of contamination is controlled, specified by the number of particles per cubic meter at a specified particle size. Humidity, temperature and pressure can also be controlled. This course gives an insight into the world of Microbiology and the consequences of inadequate microbiological monitoring within the cleanroom. It also defines how to identify micro-organisms and how to control them in the area.


On completion of this training course, you will be able to:

  • Understand the concept of a micro-organism
  • Appreciate the most common types of micro-organism
  • Explain what these types do and examples of where they exist
  • Understand the cleanroom contamination effects of these micro-organisms.


Who is this course for?

This course is the second in a series of Cleanroom Operation Courses. It is designed for users who are new to the area of cleanroom operations and are looking for a foundation course to cover the basics.

This Cleanroom Micro-Organisms course consists of 6 video lessons, each approximately 6 minutes in duration. At the end of each video lesson there is a quiz that will test your knowledge of the material. A transcript is available for each lesson so you can real along with the video or download and print to study later. This course is completely self-paced. Watch and study when and wherever you want.


The lesson breakdown for this course is as follows:

  • Introduction to Micro-Organisms
  • Growth Conditions
  • Testing for Micro-Organisms
  • Colonies and Plate Experiments
  • Isolation and Colony
  • Gram Positive and Gram Negative

On successful completion of this course all students will be awarded a People of Process Certificate of Completion. This certificate confirms you have completed all the video lessons for every module and fully met all the requirements of the course. To achieve this award all the assessment quizzes for each lesson must be passed. The pass grade for each quiz is 80%.You can retake lesson quizzes as often as you like.

Progression to Further Study:

Students who successfully complete this programme may progress to our QQI Level 5 certified programme in Cleanroom Operations. To see the full the full requirements for the QQ1 Certificate visit the course forum for this course.

Each lesson in this course has its own assessment quiz. These quizzes will test your understanding of the course material and your ability to apply the knowledge learned to real world marketing situations. It is recommended that you watch the video lesson several times and study the lesson transcript before attempting the quiz. To successfully complete the course you must pass the assessment quiz for each lesson. The passing grade for each lesson quiz is 80%