Cleanroom Behaviour and Comportment for Aseptic Services

About the course

The Cleanroom Behaviour and Comportment for Aseptic Services course has been developed by NHS TSET (the Technical Specialist Education and Training group) and is facilitated by the University of Leeds.

For more information about TSET, visit their website.

A one day course covering:

  • the risks of poor cleanroom practice

  • getting into a cleanroom

  • cleanroom behaviour

  • organising the critical work zone

  • understanding human behaviours

  • detecting problems and investigations (supervisor skills)

Who should attend?

This course will be of particular benefit if you are:

  • involved with managing the cleanroom area/cleanroom supervisor

  • a releasing pharmacist

  • a senior technical member of staff

  • a team leader

  • an investigator or quality assurance personnel

 The course is suitable for both licensed and unlicensed units.


This course will be delivered via a mix of presentations, interative sessions and workshops.

Registration: 8.45am – 9.15am

  • Welcome and introduction – setting the scene

  • The risks

  • Workshop: Identifying good and bad points

  • Workshop: The Key Issues – contamination control

  • Getting into a cleanroom – best practice, suitable practice and bad practice

  • Cleanroom behaviour – comportment and using a cleanroom

  • Organising the critical work zone

  • Workshop – what does good practice look like?

  • Understanding human behaviours

  • Detecting problems and investigation

Course ends: 4.30pm – please plan your travel to attend the full course.

Please note: Although we remain devoted to the programme specified, we reserve the right to vary the programme in detail if required to do so by factors beyond our control.


This one day course has been developed and will be delivered by experts in the NHS Pharmaceutical field.

Course Director
Sue Renn, Pharmacist, Hull & East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust and Lecturer at Manchester University

Christine Dawson, Lead Technician, Technical Services, Operations, Mid Yorkshire Teaching NHS Trust
Louisa Knowles, Advanced Pharmacist for Technical Services, University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust
Mark Oldcorne, Consultant QA Pharmacist
Tim Sizer, Director of NHS TSET Healthcare CPD

Fee information

Course fee: £360

Fees are VAT exempt

Fee includes:

  • cost of tuition

  • course materials

  • lunch and light refreshments

View our terms and conditions

Venue details

The course will take place at Weetwood Hall Estate, which is situated to the north of Leeds at the junction of the A660 Leeds - Skipton road and the A6120 Outer Ring Road.​​

Weetwood Hall Estate
Otley Road
West Yorkshire
LS16 5PS


If you require accommodation, and wish to stay at the course venue Weetwood Hall Estate please contact Emma Barker or Stevie Standerline E: / T: 0113 230 6000 quoting ‘CPD’ and the ‘Cleanroom’ course.

Bedrooms are subject to availability with free of charge cancellation 48 hours prior to arrival:
Wednesday and/or Thursday evening – bed and breakfast £97 
Rates are per night for sole occupancy in a superior double room and inclusive of VAT. 

What our delegates say

“The course is very informative for staff in various pharmacy roles and it ensures everyone follows the correct procedures.”
Natalie Brisley, Clatterbridge Cancer Centre

“Excellent from start to finish. Pitched at the right level and the perfect length of day. Entertaining but also informative and it has left me with lots to think about and take back to my own lab!”
Emma Gould, Belfast Health and Social Care Trust

“As a new trainee cell therapy technician, having never worked in a cleanroom beforehand, this course covered everything I needed to know as well as things I didn't even realise, I needed to know!”
Katie Smith, Robert Jones & Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital NHS

Contact us

Helen Forsyth– Course Coordinator

CPD Conference and Events Unit
Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences 
University of Leeds,

T: 0113 343 8104


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