Cleanroom Manufacturing Practices
Field of Study
Good Manufacturing Practice
Type of Course:
Special Purpose Award
Type of Qualification:
Type of Study:
Application Closing Date:
30/8/2019 (Via Springboard+)
Applications are welcome from persons over 23 years of age by 1 January of year of entry.
Applicants under the age of 23 must have obtained Leaving Certificate Grade O6/H7 (pre. 2017, D3 Ordinary Level) in five subjects to include Mathematics and English. Alternative Maths does not qualify applicants on this basis.
Other examinations/qualifications taken such as GCE/GCSE, trade/craft exams are considered.
A nationally accredited education programme designed to meet the education and training needs of people in the areas of Production, Quality Assurance and Validation in the Biopharmaceutical, Pharmaceutical, Medical Devices, and Food industries. In this Special Purpose Award, the key topics addressed include identifying and measuring sources of cleanroom contamination, materials compatibility in controlling contamination, selection and use of cleaning agents, the classification of cleanrooms according to ISO14644-1, cleanroom design and construction, cleanroom garbing and behaviour, cleanroom monitoring and validation.
Process, Energy and Transport Engineering
All part-time programmes at CIT will run subject to sufficient student numbers. Where a programme cannot proceed, applicants will be contacted and advised on alternative study options.
An Information session will take place on Wednesday 4th September 2019 from 5.30pm to 7.00pm at the CIT Bishopstown Campus. Institute staff will be in attendance to offer career guidance and assistance.
For more information on Fees, please visit fees/students
€1,000 (€500 per 5 credit module x 2 modules)
The programme is delivered in one year, one module over 13 weeks in semester 1, and one module over 13 weeks in semester 2. Monday evenings 6.00pm – 9.00pm.
This is an industrial relevant course specifically designed for existing employees to upskill and build on their professional experience as well as for potential new recruits in the Biopharmaceutical, Pharmaceutical, Medical Devices and Food industries who would like an accredited qualification. This course aims to develop skills, knowledge and confidence to work within these highly regulated manufacturing environments.
Certificate in Cleanroom Manufacturing Practices:
Click on modules above for detailed information.
Students completing this Special Purpose Awards together with the Special Purpose Award in Science of Biotechnological Manufacturing Operations may have the opportunity to proceed via Advanced Entry to the BSc in GMP and Technology course/CRSGMPE7Y1
Special Purposed Award - Certificate in Cleanroom Manufacturing Practices (Level 7, 10 ECTs, on the National Framework of Qualifictions).
- Applications for this course are processed via Springboard+
- This course open to all applicants; Employed, Unemployed, and Returners who meet the eligibility criteria at the time of course commencement.
- Documentation supporting applicant’s status will be required as part of the application process.
- Further proof confirming an applicant’s continued eligibility will also be required at the time of course commencement.
- Visit: Am I Eligible For a Springboard+ Course? at https://springboardcourses.ie/eligibility
- The dedicated Springboard freephone helpline is available for further advice and information – 1800 303 523.