Competency information


Perform a range of operator validations, including finger dabs, transfer validation, broth transfer challenge test, and follow the process of incubation, sampling, testing and reporting on results.


  • How to perform a universal broth test.
  • How to perform finger dabs.
  • How to perform dye transfer tests.
  • Rationale for repeat validations.
  • SOPs.

Relevant learning outcomes

# Outcome
# 2 Outcome Complete hand and gowning validation. 
# 3 Outcome Undertake aseptic transfer (decontamination) operation.