Validation Engineer - Process Validation & System Calibration

An Introduction to Validation & Methods of Sterilization

Contributes 30 minutes to your CPD

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Course Details:

This course provides a concise historic overview on the development of validation, the stages of validation (DQ/IQ/OQ/PQ), and an overview of sterilization types such as Steam (Moist Heat), Dry Heat, ETO and Formaldehyde.

Please Note: This course is meant as a refresher only for qualified validation engineers and is not an alternative to industry recognised CP(D) qualifications.


To provide an overview of validation, the various stages of validation, and types of sterilization and loads able to be processed.


The learner will be able to:

  • Describe the various stages of validation (DQ/IQ/OQ/PQ).
  • Understand the definition of Sterile and F0
  • Understand the differences between sterilization methods, and the loads able to be processed. 

Learning Outcomes:

The learner understands:

  • Validation terminology.
  • The definition of Sterile and F0
  • Different methods of sterilization and loads.