Cleanroom Behaviour and Comportment for Aseptic Services - FULLY BOOKED

About the course

The 2023 course is now fully booked, if you would like to be added to the mailing list to receive details of the next course please email

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?

The 2023 course is now fully booked, if you would like to be added to the mailing list to receive details of the next course please email

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
Catherine Nelson, Accountable Pharmacist, Aseptic Dispensing Services, NHS Tayside
Mark Oldcorne, Consultant QA Pharmacist
Tim Sizer, Director of NHS TSET Healthcare CPD

Fee information

The 2023 course is now fully booked, if you would like to be added to the mailing list to receive details of the next course please email

Course fee: £350

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 Crowne Plaza Reading

Crowne Plaza Reading
Caversham Bridge
Richfield Ave


Accommodation is not included in the course fee. If required, delegates must book their own accommodation directly with the hotel, please see details below.

The University has held a small number of rooms for delegates who would like to stay at the hotel the evening before the course (Wednesday 13 September). The rate is £182 bed and breakfast per double room per night (single occupancy) until 13 August, subject to availability. Early booking is advised to avoid disappointment. 

To make a reservation at the Crowne Plaza hotel, please use this booking link.
This will ensure you receive the discounted room rate of £182 per night. If you have any questions regarding this, please contact the hotel directly on T: 0118 925 9900 or Email:, using code FP1.

After the 13 August, any hotel reservations should be made via their website, using the best flexible rate available and subject to availability.

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

Katie McCarthy – Course Coordinator

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

T: 0113 343 5746


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