Steam Quality Testing: City & Guilds

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Course Details

  • Course Code: SQT
  • Course Duration: 2 Days
  • Course Fee: £1,350 (+VAT)
  • City and Guilds Accredited

Who is it for?

Anyone who is conducting steam quality testing.

what is it about?

The course will enable you to undertake steam quality testing to EN285 standards.

Our Trainers, Mike Maslanka and Tom Suwart talk you through what you can expect from the training course.

Course objectives

By the end of the course delegates will:

  • Understand the fundamentals of steam systems
  • Understand the different grades of steam
  • Define the attributes of steam quality and why they are important
  • Define the difference between steam quality and steam purity
  • Understand the importance of and 4 main types of Steam Quality tests and how this relates to legislation
  • Demonstrate competence in the use of the Steam Quality Testing kit
  • Identify and know the main requirements of all relevant legislation (inc BS EN 285)
  • Understand basic microbiology relevant to sterilisation
  • Explain the application and operating principle of steam sterilisers
  • Explain contributory factors to and causes of poor steam quality




The course starts at 9.00am and finishes by 5pm on the second day.

Additional Information

he course is assessed by multiple choice test paper and practical assessment. Spirax Sarco is accredited by the City & Guilds Group to deliver this course. Delegates will take practical and written tests as part of the course.

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