Put yourself and your team on the path to success. Developed through research and industry demand, the IEST Education program allows novice-through-expert learners to achieve targeted knowledge to avoid training failures and thrive professionally. Many companies claim to provide expert training, but IEST's accredited expertise as an international standards developer assures confidence in the effectiveness of the training. You and your team will learn from the recognized experts who help write the technical standards used every day within your industry.

TRAINING SPECIAL - Attend all in-person or virtual training courses by registering for the Education Passport and receive a discount.

Buy 3 Get 1 Free! Register 3 people from the same company for the same class and receive a 4th registration free. All four registrants must be from the same company to participate in this offer.

The majority of training classes will be offered either in-person or online. Please check the description to see what option(s) are available for each class.

All courses marked with a double asterisk(**) are part of the IEST Cleanroom Fundamentals Learning Path Certificate. Attend all three of these courses an earn your certificate.

Program subject to change.

Monday, November 15, 2021
9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Central Time

Cleanroom Basics: What is a Cleanroom and How Does It Work?**
Instructor: Jan Eudy
In-person and virtual option

This course provides a detailed overview of cleanrooms, applicable to the beginner but also of relevance to the more experienced cleanroom professional. Beginning with basic particle behavior, the instructors describe how various types of cleanrooms function, how cleanliness is measured, and the basics of operating a cleanroom – both fabrication and biological. The material is equally relevant to new-construction and retrofit cleanrooms, and provides a general look at how a cleanroom can be used to prevent or correct contamination issues. In addition to the printed material, the instructors will share experiences related to a large number of cleanroom situations, and ample time will be allowed to discuss particular issues of importance to the students.

Tuesday, November 16, 2021
9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Central Time

Beyond Cleanroom Basics: Fundamental Information for Cleanroom Operations**
Instructor: Morgan Polen
In-person and virtual option

This course will expand upon cleanroom basics, providing the audience information related to overall cleanroom operations with case studies from a wide variety of industries with various contamination concerns.


Wednesday, November 17, 2021
9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Central Time

Cleanroom Classification Testing and Monitoring**
Instructor: Morgan Polen
In-person and virtual option

This course will address the fundamentals of cleanroom testing as related to the ISO 14644 international cleanroom standards as well as address the recent revisions of ISO 14644 Parts 1 & 2 in relation to cleanroom testing. Examples of cleanroom testing and monitoring in various industries will be provided.

Thursday, November 18, 2021
9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Contamination Busters: Get the Dirt Out of the Cleanroom*
Instructor: Anne Marie Dixon-Heathman
In-person and virtual training*

This training course focuses on specific techniques for cleaning ceilings, walls, windows, doors, floors, tables, and equipment. The course describes methods for vertical and horizontal facilities in all ISO Classes and all industries.

1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Hands-on Workshop on Cleanroom Cleaning*
Instructor: Anne Marie Dixon-Heathman
In-person training only

Receive hands-on training on all methods defined in IEST-RP-CC018. Students will actively participate in the following cleaning methods: Walls, Doors, Windows, Floors, Tables, Wiping of Equipment, as well as bucket methods.


*In-person attendees must register for both classes.