Aspects of Quality Control in the Microbiological Laboratory


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Non-Members: $1,353.00 (including 10 % tax)
Members: $1210.00 (including 10% tax)

Length: 2 days

Download the detailed course description


On completion of this training course, participants will be able to:

  • Effectively manage a culture collection to meet the laboratory’s requirements
  • Establish and maintain a comprehensive quality control system for media preparation and purchased media
  • Prepare test method documents which comprehensively describe the laboratories test methods of relevant quality control procedures
  • Organise and monitor proficiency testing programs
  • Develop verification and validation protocols for new methods introduced into the organisation


NATA’s two day ‘Aspects of Quality Control in the Microbiological Laboratory’ course is designed to provide participants with a thorough understanding of the elements required for Quality Control in a microbiological laboratory. Click here to download a detailed course outline.

To read an article featuring course developer and presenter Dr Stuart Andrews, please click here.

If you have any questions please contact:
NATA Training Services Group
Phone: 1800 621 666