Contamination Control (PMF101)

USD $70.00

Course duration: Allow 1 to 2.5 hours to complete this course.

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Contamination Control (PMF101)  Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Fundamentals (PMF)

Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Fundamentals eLearning course on  Contamination Control (PMF101)

This Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Fundamentals eLearning course “PMF101 – Contamination Control” aims to provide you with a basic understanding of the microbiology that underpins the design of processes, facilities and procedures for contamination control in the pharmaceutical manufacturing and/or medical device sectors.

PMF101 in the Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Fundamentals eLearning series covers Contamination Control.

In this first module in the PMF learning series by PharmOut Pty Ltd, we’ll explore:

  • Microbiology of bacteria, sources of microbial contamination and sterility concepts and sterility quality assurance
  • Contamination control including cleaning and sterilisation
  • Aseptic techniques and facility design

Duration of the course: Allow 1 to 2.5 hours to complete the module including the Final Assessment to gain your GMP/PMF Course Certificate of Completion.  One user per order. All rights reserved. You can start immediately upon completing your purchase online.

This Contamination Control online GMP training course is part of the 4-module Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Fundamentals eLearning series.

Contamination Control GMP regulations in Pharmaceutical Manufacturing

Contamination Control in Pharmaceutical Manufacturing (Module 1 of 4 in the PMF eLearning Series)

An Induction Course and GMP Refresher course for Employees, Engineers, Graduates, Maintenance Workers, and Contractors working in GMP compliance sectors and Pharmaceutical Manufacturing and/or Supply Chain Services

Duration: Allow an average of 1 to 2.5 hours to complete this online training module.


About this Contamination Control course (online):

PMF101 (Contamination Control) is the first of four eLearning modules in the recently released PMF Training Series.

It can be taken as a stand-alone course or as part of a more comprehensive series of four (4) modules, along with other GMP compliance training modules specific to the industry. View GMP course bundles per industry or continue reading for more on the Pharmaceuticals Manufacturing Fundamentals course (Contamination Control/PMF101 – Module 1 of 4 in the PMF Series).

After completing this PMF101 Contamination Control training module online, learners will gain an understanding of:

  • Basic microbiology in relation to risks of contamination
  • How contamination risks impact the design of manufacturing processes, facilities and procedures
  • Contamination controls

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Contamination Control (PMF101) Course Agenda

This eLearning module is split into 3 parts in relation to GMP regulations and manufacturing requirements for the prevention of contamination.

These 3 parts are:

  • The microbiology of  bacteria, sources of microbial contamination and sterility concepts and sterility quality assurance
  • Contamination control requirements in Pharmaceutical Manufacturing facilities, including cleaning and sterilisation requirements
  • Aseptic techniques and facility designs (engineering/design considerations)

How to complete this PMF101 eLearning course

The course can be taken as a stand-alone course but is recommended to be completed as part of the Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Fundamentals (PMF) online learning series of four (4) individual GMP training modules.

To complete this course, first, complete your purchase online, then search your email folders for your login information. You will need internet access to access the course and complete the training. While you can typically use a mobile phone to access this course, it is best completed on a laptop or other device with an adequate screen and functionality.

Contamination Control Course completion time frames


Duration of this PMF course (Module 1 of 4 in the PMF Series):

  • Note that course completion time frames can vary significantly from person to person.
  • Allow an average of 1 hour to 2.5 hours to complete this module PMF101 – Contamination Control.  Alternatively, allow 5 to 8 hours to complete the entire series of 4 modules.

Are there pre-requisites to this course?

There are no pre-requisites for this PMF orientation course although other courses will be helpful.

Additionally, onsite custom training programs and adequate Supervision are required for personnel working in these sectors.

Recommendations for supplemental GMP regulations compliance training

It is helpful to have an understanding of basic GMP principles and GxP compliance regulations before embarking on this course or other modules in the PMF series, such as covered in GMP01 and GMP02 and the 10 Golden Rules of GMP.

Good Recordkeeping practice training is also recommended for all employees as recordkeeping and documentation are often cited in warning letters from Regulatory Authorities such as the TGA, MHRA and FDA.

However, there are no formal pre-requisites for this training module.

You can take those additional GMP courses before OR AFTER you complete the Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Fundamentals training course.

GMP Course Certificates

Upon successful completion of the online Final Assessment of this module, you’ll be able to download and print a Certificate of Completion for your Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Fundamentals course (if you complete the entire series, you’ll gain 4 PMF training course Certificates of Completion). To gain your Certificate, order and pay for the course online (add to cart, above), then search your email for a login (one user per order). You’ll have 12 months access to the course and, upon successfully reviewing the materials and completing the online Final Assessment, you’ll gain a GMP/PMF Course Certificate of Completion to download, print or save. Send this Certificate to your Supervisor, Personnel Management department, and/or attach this Certificate to your CV when applying for job openings in the Pharmaceutical Sector.

Page last updated: April 27, 2021.