Training - Operating an autoclave in the food industry (Pays de la Loire)

The training "to drive an autoclave" is dedicated to the food industry and offers to your operators all the necessary autonomy. Microbiology, heat treatment, sterilization, and safety rules are on the program of this complete training with a certification exam, conducted by the experts of the CTCPA.



  • Explain the role and operation of the sterilizer
  • Operate an autoclave independently
  • Explain and apply control and safety procedures
  • Know how to react in case of an incident


  • Active and participative pedagogy.
  • Exchange of experiences and discussions.
  • Lectures, slide shows, exercises and practical work in the technology hall
  • Lunch meetings with the speakers
  • Provision of documentation and training materials
  • Evaluation of the trainee for accreditation
  • Evaluation of the course by the trainees
  • Issuance of a certificate of training and a notice of accreditation

    Content of the training

  • A reminder of microbiology
  • The roles of heat treatment
  • The different types of sterilization equipment
  • Safety rules
  • Practice in the operation of an autoclave
  • Measurement and evolution of temperature in products
  • Records and their archiving

The CTCPA offers a training course on autoclave operation in Nantes. For all your thermal treatmentsThe CTCPA can help you develop and validate scales, ohmic heating and isobaric scales. Contact our experts.

This training course is eligible for financing by your personal training account. To understand and use your CPF in complete safety, please refer to the official articles Mon compte formation : How to register for training | My training account as well as articles from the French Ministry of Labor: Personal training account or CPF: we explain everything! ( FranceConnect+ to secure your training purchase (

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Formation 100% financée pour les TPE/PME < à 50 personnes, éligibles OCAPIAT.Training offered by the CTCPA on optimizing cleaning in dairy and food processing, with the aim of understanding the different stages in the manufacture of dry charcuterie and controlling the various parameters.

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Within the framework of a financing by the CPF: Certification exam: Simulation exercise in a technological hall in front of an autoclave and oral questioning, lasting about 1 hour. The results will be examined by a Jury