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WEBINAR: Steam sterilisation

An interactive, tutor-led 3½ hour steam sterilisation webinar, presented using our live on-line interactive platform. Attend from anywhere in the world.
Key InformationWhy Inspired

This steam sterilisation webinar is aimed at pharmaceutical Production personnel, as well as Quality and Engineering personnel, who need an introduction to the main principles of steam sterilisation.  The webinar will be of benefit to people working in Production, Technical and Quality roles, and will provide invaluable information on how steam works as a steriliser, as well as how steam sterilisation process and systems are designed, validated, monitored and managed.


Lively and highly interactive course

Our course format is designed to ensure that  this is a lively and highly interactive course with practical workshops and exercises throughout the programme. See the incredible feedback from delegates about our virtual training courses, delivered via our live online interactive platform  in this article.

Maximum class sizes

For maximum interactivity and effectiveness, our class size is limited to 20 delegates.

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This steam sterilisation webinar is available for in-house presentation, either on-site or virtually.  Please contact us for further details.

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Cost: £395 per delegate

£395 per delegate, plus 20% VAT (tax). Course will be charged in GB pounds.

However, delegates from outside the UK but within the European Union (EU) will not be charged VAT if they supply their own company’s national VAT number when booking. VAT will not be charged for any delegates coming from outside the EU.


What's included in cost

The cost includes:

  • Electronic copies of slides and any supplementary notes and handouts.

  • Course attendance certificate.

  • Full tutor support and access during course times.


Payment can be made by cheque, electronic transfer, credit or debit card. Payment must be made before the course start date. Either payment or a Purchase Order number will be required to secure a place on the course.

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Alternatively, if you want to discuss any aspect of this training course then please send an email with your enquiry or call +44 1635 866699.

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Group Bookings - discounts of up to 50%

Book 2 or more individuals from the same company for the same course date to enjoy substantial discounts. The first booking is charged at the full published rate with the second booking charged at full published rate minus 20%.  A third or fourth booking is charged at full published rate minus 50%. These discounts are applied automatically when you make a booking.

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Is this course right for you?

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Who will the course benefit?

This webinar is aimed at anyone working in pharmaceutical production, or related support activities, who need an appreciation of steam sterilisation, including how steam sterilisation works and how steam systems are designed, operated, monitored, managed and maintained.

Course Times:

13.30 – 17.00 (UK time).  Includes 15 minutes break.

Course Details

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Course Overview

There are many situations in the manufacture of pharmaceuticals that require the use of sterilisation techniques.  By far the oldest and most common approach is that of steam sterilisation.  This versatile method can be used for the terminal sterilisation of finished products, sterilisation of bulk product prior to aseptic processing, as well as the sterilisation of containers, closures and equipment.  Steam sterilisation is a very robust process, but like all processes it need careful design, operation, maintenance and control in order to provide the desired level of sterility assurance.  This interactive webinar provides an introduction to steam sterilisation, including the best practices than can be employed to ensure that any steam system remains complaint and in control.

Course Content:

This steam sterilisation webinar includes the following topics:

  • What is steam sterilisation?
  • The concept of sterility assurance and lethality
  • Autoclaves and Steam-In-Place (SIP) equipment
  • Types of steam sterilisation processes
  • Qualifying steam sterilisers
  • Defining steam steriliser cycles
  • Routine monitor and control of sterilisers

Live Online Interactive Training

This steam sterilisation webinar is presented virtually, using our live online interactive training platform. Select the tabs below to find out more:

Attend from home or whilst at work

Our virtual course utilise state-of-the art interactive online classroom software that will enable you to:

  • Chat online with the facilitators and other delegates
  • Ask questions at any time
  • We used webcams for all attendees, so we can all see each other
  • Undertake exercises on your own or in breakout rooms

And best of all, no travel is needed nor a stay in a hotel saving you a lot of time, hassle and money.

As always we will ensure this event is inspirational, enjoyable and educational. See the feedback below:

What is involved?

We will send you detailed joining instructions once you have booked your place.

Your active participation is expected: everyone will be heard and seen throughout, just as they would be if we were in a room together. To be heard, hear and be seen you will need a microphone, speakers and camera — if you have a modern laptop that’s all you will need. Remember, you’ll need a quiet place to call from and a decent internet connection is a must.

Why choose Inspired Pharma?

Expert Tutors

Dominic Parry has worked in the pharmaceutical industry since 1992 and is a leading pharmaceutical quality management specialist.  He initially worked for Evans Medical Limited as a Production Development Scientist.  He then moved to Hoechst Marion Roussel where he worked as a Quality Assurance Officer and then Validation Manager for the sterile manufacturing operations.

Over the past 20 years he has worked as a leading pharmaceutical trainer and Quality Management System specialist.  He works closely with pharmaceutical companies and their suppliers on evaluating, developing and continually improving their quality systems so that they add real-value to organisations.  He has a real passion for training in the pharmaceutical industry and has presented GMP and Quality Management related training courses all over the world.  He is an IRCA registered GMP Lead Auditor and regularly performs audits of pharmaceutical companies and their suppliers.

sterile products courseAndy Martin started working in the Pharmaceutical industry in 1985 for Smith & Nephew.  Following this he had a number of roles culminating when he took over as QA Microbiology Manager and then latterly as Microbiology Manager for Catalent Pharma Solutions.  In 2012 he became a consultant specialising in Pharmaceutical Microbiology and Quality Systems.

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