NSQF- Clean Room Engineer-Technician.pdf

Clean Room Engineer/ Technician

  • Job DescriptionClean Room Engineer is responsible for decontamination, preparation, assembly, sterilization and distribution of equipment in a sterile processing environment, including infection control practices for routine cleaning.
  • Originally Approved
  • Last Revised
  • Code2015/LS/LSSSDC/00815
  • SectorLife Sciences
  • NSQF LevelLevel 4
  • Notional Hours270
  • Accrediting BodiesLife Sciences Sector Skills Council
  • Certifying BodiesLife Sciences Sector Skills Council
  • Proposed Occupation

    Clean Room Engineer is also known as Clean Room Technician falls under Manufacturing Occupation. The Individual is responsible for performing activities towards decontamination. infection control. preparation/assembly. sterilization and distribution of equipment and supplies in sterile processing environment. The job requires individual to apply knowledge ofmanufacturing facility and clear room operations. functional knowledge of sterilization equipment?s. like sterilizer. etc. and knowledge of decontamination and sterilization process. The individual uses skills like analytical and critical thinking. planning and organizing. problem solving. decision making and communication skills. The individual is responsible for his/her own work and learning.&

  • International Comparability

    While preparing the NOSs, a detailed secondary desk research was conducted.The European, South African and Australian NOSs were referred to. The relevant International NOSs for the job role are listed below for reference: UK NOS  COGLS216 Operating in a clean room or aseptic facility in life sciences and related industries  COGPIO1.8 Work in aseptic or clean room conditions in processing industries operations  COGDO30 Control room operations in downstream operations  COGPACK44 work effectively in a team  COGPIO2.15 identify and deal with industry hazards  COGPIO3.2 control emergencies  SFHPHARM23 check documentation and materials  COGLS201 Follow health and safety procedures in life sciences  COGLS301 Maintain health and safety in life sciences Switzerland NOS  Refer page no. 266 Unit Group 5329; International Standard Classification of Occupations ILO Geneva, ISCO–08 Volume I (http://www.ilo.org/wcmsp5/groups/public/---dgreports/---dcomm/--- publ/documents/publication/wcms_172572.pdf) Australia  Maintain ‘clean room' environments  Operate a terminal sterilisation process  Clean equipment in place  Clean and sanitize equipment  Apply quality standards  Communicate workplace information  Participate in OHS processes  Participate in work teams and groups South Africa NOS  Apply the principles of asepsis and sterility in a healthcare environment  Act in accordance with ethical and legal codes of pharmaceutical representation and the laws of the country

  • Progression Pathway

    Upward progression: Production Chemist. Life Sciences (Level 5) Production Supervisor- Life Sciences (Level 5) Lateral/ Horizontal progression: Production Operator- Life Sciences (Level 4)

  • Qualification File NSQF- Clean Room Engineer-Technician.pdf
  • Supporting Documents
  • Formal structure of the qualification
    Title of unit or other component Mandatory/ Optional Estimated size (Hours) Level
    LFS/N0243:To participate in decontamination inspection cleaning and sterilization of all manufacturing equipment Mandatory 150 Level 4
    LFS/N0245:To carry out reporting and documentation for sterilization records Mandatory 30 Level 4
    LFS/N0103: To ensure cleanliness in the work area Mandatory 30 Common across level 2-6
    LFS/N0246: Co-ordinate with manager and team members to carry out sterilization activities Mandatory 30 Level 4
    LFS/N0101: Maintain a healthy safe and secure working environment in the life sciences facility Mandatory 30 Common across level 2-7
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