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cGMP: Cleaning and Sanitation (GMP04)

Certification Training
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Method of Training: Online / Self-paced eLearning.
Credit Hours: 2 credits.
Duration: ~2 hour(s).
Self-paced Training: 24/7 access to course.
Enrollment Period: 3 months.
Catalog: Good Manufacturing Practice (cGMP).
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Certificate: View sample certificate.

PRICE: USD $199.00

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Biopharma Institute LogoTraining Program: cGMP: Cleaning and Sanitation
Training Provided By: Biopharma Institute

Schedule: Self-paced. Immediate access to training materials upon ordering.

Description: Online training with immediate access upon enrollment. Biopharma Institute Reviews

This Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) in Cleaning and Sanitation training program offers a comprehensive overview and a solid introduction to cleaning and sanitation, as it relates to the regulator of quality control testing when manufacturing pharmaceutical products. The course curriculum includes cleaning and sanitation, facility cleaning, equipment cleaning, cleaning agents, cleaning records, buildings and grounds, and a final summary of all previously listed topics.

Once all course requirements have been satisfied, students will immediately receive a certificate of completion (PDF) and have been introduced to appropriate cGMPs and pharmaceutical industry standards. This program assures that the student will understand the federal regulation compliances and how to conduct work which adheres to these standards.

This online training program includes immediate access after enrollment. Username, password, and instructions are emailed to the student following the enrollment into the program. Course takers can attempt the final assessment any number of times, as needed, in order to achieve a passing grade. Once all course requirements have been satisfied, a certification of training has been achieved and a certificate is immediately made available to the student.

Benefits of Getting Certified at Biopharma Institute

Throughout many of our courses, students will engage in active learning using interactive eLearning modules developed to promote the learning of key knowledge and information. For companies seeking a method to train employees, economically, without having to set aside an entire day for them to attend a live course, Biopharma Institute is the training partner you can rely on. Our training provides an effective, engaging, interactive, self-paced learning experience which fits in with most types of learners. We cater to both small-scale and large-scale training requests, customizing your employee's education.

Certification Requirements: Students must view the entire program and successfully pass an online, multiple-choice final assessment with passing score within a 90-day period of time (180 days for Professional Certification Programs). Certificate is accessible in PDF format immediately after satisfying requirements.


- Objectives
- Reviews and assessment

Defining cleaning and sanitation
- What do you think?
- What do the GMP rules state?
- Types of contamination
- What is cleaning?
- What is sanitation?
- What is sterilization?
- Sanitizing agents
- Cleaning procedures and records
- What must be cleaned?
- How clean is "clean"?
- Protecting yourself
- Why do we need to clean?
- Fill in the blanks
- True or false?

Facility cleaning
- What do you think?
- What do the GMP rules state?
- Overview
- More about air controls
- GMP cleaning issues
- Buildings and grounds
- Inwards goods and storage areas
- Cleaning the facility
- Cleaning techniques
- Pest control
- True or false?

Equipment cleaning
- What do you think?
- What do the GMP rules state?
- Overview
- Equipment cleaning challenges
- Common and dedicated equipment
- Cleaning validation
- Hold times and agent contact time
- Cleaning status tags
- Water
- Cleaning agents
- Cleaning equipment/utensils
- Clean-In-Place (CIP)
- CIP considerations
- What proves that cleaning processes consistently remove the previous product?
- True or false?
- Which type of equipment presents the greatest risk of product cross-contamination?

Cleaning records
- What do you think?
- What do the GMP rules state?
- Overview
- Status tags and cleaning logs
- Select all that apply

- Summary


This module addresses the importance of implementing and complying with cleaning and sanitizing procedures and why the responsibilities apply to all GMP staff (not just cleaners).

- Define "cleaning" and "sanitation"
- Recognize why you need to clean before you sanitize
- Identify GMP requirements for documenting cleaning and sanitizing activities
- Explain the reasons why you must use only approved cleaning and sanitizing materials
- Explain why cleaning and sanitation prevents product contamination

The cGMP: Cleaning and Sanitation Course is Included in the Following Professional Certification Programs:

Current Good Manufacturing Practice (cGMP) Professional Certification Program: The Current Good Manufacturing Practice (cGMP) Professional Certification Program provides a comprehensive overview on the best practices regarding management of manufacturing and quality control testing for ph ... Learn more

Online Training: The Benefits of eLearning

  • Immediate access to training: Instructions, username, password, and receipt of payment are emailed instantly upon online enrollment.
  • Optimized for learning: Courses include voice-overs, easy navigation, progress checks, and high-quality animations to increase retention of subject matter.
  • Self-paced courses: 24/7 access to individual courses for 90 days, and for professional certification programs for 180 days.
  • Flexible final assessments: Assessment testing include multiple-choice questions and can be taken repeatedly until a passing score is achieved.
  • Direct access to certificates: Certificate of completion is instantly available once course requirements have been fulfilled.
  • Verification of training: Certificates can be verified online, and digital badges are issued for all Professional Certification programs.
  • Tuition reimbursement: Some employers may reimburse for training expenses; check on your company's requirements.
  • Financial assistance: Payment plans are available to those who qualify. These are offered when paying electronic invoices, online. You must first request an invoice to be considered. Alternatively, purchasing individual courses one at a time is also an option.
  • Purchase orders (POs) accepted: If a PO is required by your company, request an invoice to start the procurement process.
  • Corporate LMS compatibility: All courses are SCORM compliant and can be delivered from most corporate Learning Management Systems.
  • Secure and safe access: Website and LMS provide an encrypted connection with firewall protection and daily scans for optimal level of security and performance.
  • Career advancement: Professional certifications help demonstrate your interest and dedication to job performance, and may be helpful for those seeking a new career or transitioning to different positions within their organization.

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