Contamination Control Training Courses

Put yourself and your team on the path to success.  Attend all three ESTECH training courses  marked with an asterisk (*) and earn the valuable IEST ISO 14644 Fundamentals Learning Path Certificate. (The new  IEST Learning Path Certificate program is the only curriculum that allows professionals of all levels access to core knowledge and benchmark training.)

Program subject to change.

Understanding the Cornerstone Cleanroom Standards: ISO 14644-1 and ISO 14644-2*
Instructor: Robert Mielke
Monday, April 29, 2019
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

This full-day course includes: (1) a brief overview of the entire ISO 14644 series to help you become familiar with the breadth of this essential International Standards Series and (2) critical insights into the 2015 revision to these standards, including changes in the revised Standards, how they impact your cleanroom operations, and rationale of the documents.


Application of ISO 14644-3*
Instructor: Robert Mielke
Tuesday, April 30, 2019
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

This full-day course will explore the practical application of the ISO 14644 series that a certification contractor would use to certify a clean space. The course will include an open forum discussing how to implement the standards, what may or may not work in different types of cleanroom environments, and primary equipment used. In particular, the course will provide an in-depth examination of test methods for characterizing the performance of cleanrooms, as outlined in ISO 14644 Cleanrooms and associated controlled environments—Part 3: Test methods.


Universal Cleanroom Operations Guidelines with ISO 14644-5*
Instructor: Jan Eudy
Wednesday, May 1, 2019
8:30 a.m. - 5:15 p.m.

The ISO 14644-5 Cleanrooms and Associated Controlled Environments – Operations International Standard specifies the basic requirements for cleanroom operations. This course will discuss each Annex in detail and align this information with references to IEST Recommended Practices.  


How to Transition to a FDA Compliant Facility
Instructor: Jason Roth
Thursday, May 2, 2019
8:30 a.m. - 4:30p.m.

Many general manufacturing facilities in the future will need to transition to a cleanroom manufacturing plant due to the fact that the goods they manufacture like electronic cigarette liquids and certain food goods may come under FDA regulations soon. This course will explore how to turn your current manufacturing facility into a cleanroom regulated by the FDA. Information on building requirements that you will need to update; protocol for workflow changes; and monitoring equipment and protocol upgrades will be discussed.


Registration Options Regular
(Ends 4/5)


Education Passport

(Entry into all 4 training courses)

IEST Member



ISO 14644 Fundamentals Learning Path Certificate (Entry into 3 courses marked by asterisk*)

IEST Member




Full-day Continuing Education Training Course 
(Individual pricing for each course)

IEST Member



Conference Sessions Add-on Package $300 $300

Buy 3 Get 1 Free! Register 3 people from the same company for the same class and receive a 4th registration for free. All four registrants must be from the same company to participate in this offer. Contact IEST at information@iest.org or 847-981-0100 to take advantage of this offer.



  • Includes lunch (Wednesday course registrants will receive admittance into the Awards and Membership Luncheon), admittance into Working Group meetings, Welcome Reception, Expo Breakfast, and Expo. Registration does NOT include membership, conference sessions, and conference proceedings.
  • Continuing Education Program Conference Sessions Add-on Package - includes admittance and all benefits included in the three-day conference session registration option.



º If space permits, on-site registrations will be taken at the conference at late registration pricing.