Worldwide Experience. Customized Approach.

Our Course Offerings

We offer training at your location or our training center. If you decide it’s more efficient, we’ll bring our training team to you.  Either way, we know how to put our established methods into practice and determine the safest possible ways for your personnel to conduct research. If you have specific requirements, our instructors will work side-by-side with your personnel at your facility. This versatility allows us to target training effectively and efficiently.  Our team is comprehensive, experienced and able to support the needs of small to large organizations.

Our training courses are based on best practices and industry standards for biocontainment and clinical lab environments.  There are times when customized courses for specialized equipment is of paramount importance. Through tenacity and an exceptional level of biosafety expertise, we’ve developed a global reputation for providing advanced training and precise assessment methods.

From research staff to biosafety personnel, facility support to manufacturers, we provide training that establishes a firm foundation for biosafety. The breadth and depth of our experience is unmatched in the biosafety training field.  Industries served include:  academia, government, pharmaceutical, hospitals, healthcare, biotechnology and biomanufacturing.

Lengths and costs of all courses will depend on location and number of participants.  Specialized courses are highly customized for each customer’s needs.

Primary Training //

BSL-2 Training

Course Topics
  • Biosafety Levels
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Biosafety Cabinets
  • Aerosol-producing Equipment
  • Waste Management and Decontamination
  • Emergency Responses and Biological Exposures
  • Transportation
  • General Laboratory Practices
Course Description

This course provides four hours of theory plus practical training in the laboratory.  The practical portion includes hours in the BSL-2 lab safely manipulating and handling samples while implementing the safest standards for the user, product and environment.  Assessments are provided at the outset and conclusion of training in order to measure progress throughout the course.

ABSL-2 Training

Course Topics
  • Biosafety Levels
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Biosafety Cabinets
  • Aerosol-producing Equipment
  • Waste Management and Decontamination
  • Emergency Responses and Biological Exposures
  • Transportation
  • General Laboratory Practices
Course Description

This course provides four hours of theory plus practical training with live small animals.  The practical portion includes hours in the lab safely implementing basic handling, common injection routes and standard sample collections while incorporating ABSL-2 practices and techniques.  The procedures performed are species and procedure specific to meet your needs, emphasizing safety for the user, animal, product, and environment.  Assessments are provided at the outset and conclusion of the training course in order to measure progress throughout the course.

BSL-3 Training

Course Topics
  • Biosafety Levels
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Biosafety Cabinets
  • Aerosol-producing Equipment
  • Waste Management and Decontamination
  • Emergency Responses and Biological Exposures
  • Transportation
  • General Laboratory Practices
Course Description

This course provides eight hours of theory plus practical training in the laboratory.  The practical portion includes hours in the lab safely manipulating and handling samples while implementing the safest BSL-3 standards for the user, product and environment.  Assessments are provided at the outset and conclusion of training in order to measure progress throughout the course.

ABSL-3 Training

Course Topics
  • Biosafety Levels
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Biosafety Cabinets
  • Aerosol-producing Equipment
  • Waste Management and Decontamination
  • Emergency Responses and Biological Exposures
  • Transportation
  • General Laboratory Practices
Course Description

This course provides eight hours of theory plus practical training with live small animals.  The practical portion includes hours in the lab safely implementing handling, common injection routes and standard sample collections while incorporating ABSL-3 practices and techniques.  The procedures performed are species and procedure specific to meet your needs, emphasizing safety for the user, animal, product, and environment.  Assessments are provided at the outset and conclusion of the training course in order to measure progress throughout the course.

Specialized Training //

BSL-4 Training

The BSL-4 Training Course can be customized to specifically address BSL-4 management strategies, policies and procedures and an overview of the UTMB BSL-4 Training Program.  The BSL-4 training program provides training on facility specific emergency response, facility design, safe work practices and facility operations.  The BSL-4 training program is a collaborative effort between biological safety staff, biocontainment engineers, laboratory director and principal investigators.

ABSL-4 Training

The ABSL-4 Training Course can be customized to specifically allow personnel to work with small live animals in a suit laboratory environment.

PAPR Training

The PAPR Training Course includes entry procedures, exit procedures and filter changes.  Lab procedures can also be performed in order to acclimate to the challenges of wearing a PAPR while performing work responsibilities. 

NHP Training

The NHP Training Course provides training in the lab, which is species and procedure specific.

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