Course Overview


This course has been designed for science technicians, science teachers or other individuals who require continued professional development in microbiology. It is an SQA accredited SCQF level 6 award which is certificated by SSERC.

Candidates will gain the knowledge and skills required to perform safe, practical microbiological techniques.

Course content will include:

  • Preparation and sterilisation of media
  • Autoclave use
  • Aseptic techniques
  • Sub-culturing micro-organisms and record keeping
  • Smear preparation and gram stain
  • Identification of micro-organisms
  • Disinfection and sterilisation
  • Treatment of spillages and safe waste disposal


3 days


£300 (funding options available, click here to find out more)

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