Advanced Biosafety Cabinet Certification Course

Advanced BSC Training Program

Allometrics is an approved testing site

Located in Seabrook, Texas

Training Program Course Overview

This weeklong training course is designed to instruct students according to NSF/ANSI Standard 49.

All students will receive hands-on training in the following areas:

  • Biosafety Cabinet construction and functions.
  • Review of BSC types and their exhaust requirements.
  • Using BSC safely and effectively.
  • How to train others in the use of BSCs.
  • Guide to NSF 49 test procedures for Biosafety Cabinet certification.
  • Conducting a site assessment.
  • Creating a testing grid for BSC certification.
  • Conduct inflow and downflow airflow tests.
  • Performing smoke pattern tests to assess BSC airflow.
  • Conduct balancing BSC airflow tests.
  • Perform HEPA leak tests.
  • Repairing leaks in HEPA filters.
  • Replacement of HEPA filters.
  • BSC troubleshooting.
  • Decontamination process and procedures.
Allometrics BSC Certifier Training Program
Allometrics BSC Certifier Training Program
All of our instructors are NSF 49-accredited engineers with many years of high-level experience.

Course Information

  • Each class day will consist of lectures, hands-on individualized training.
  • No prerequisites are required to attend.
  • Classes are filled on a first come, first served basis.
  • Students who qualified have the option of taking the NSF written and practical exam on-site.
  • Equipment rental fees must be paid for in advance prior to the class date.

 Course Tuition Includes:

  • Course materials.
  • Completion certification.
  • Complimentary weekday lunches.
  • Daily professional cleaning and disinfecting of all working areas.
  • Up-to-date NSF revision guidelines.
  • NSF exam testing tips.

NSF exam and fees are to be arranged separately by the student.

Tuition cost of $2,800.

How to Register?

Complete the registration form below to attend our next BSC class.

The class dates for 2024 are as follows:

Class Dates Test Dates
April 8-12 (full) April 13-14
June 10-14 (full) June 15-16
November 11-15 November 16-17

Location:  2500 Bayport Blvd, Seabrook, TX 77586

Min & Max Class Size:

  • The minimum number of students is six (6).
  • The maximum number of students is fifteen (15).

Important Class Information

  • Some test equipment is available for rental. Please contact us in advance for availability.
  • Test equipment is required for the hands-on portion of the course. Applicant may bring or ship their own equipment.
  • Once the course application is received, an invoice will be generated and emailed to the applicant.
  • Since class sizes are limited, course fees are not refundable, and seats are only reserved once the invoice has been paid.

Applicant must contact NSF directly for Qualification Requirements and Testing Fees.

If you have any questions regarding our classes, please feel free to contact us.

Register now for the next classes coming up at Allometrics Inc.:

Advanced BSC Certification Course Application

    Applicant Information

    Please select the testing type below:

    Select the class date you will be attending:

    Choose which test(s) will be taken:

    NSF Practical ExamWritten TestNot Testing

    Please specify any special needs, allergies, or dietary restrictions. (Optional)

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    Company Since 1976 (Cert# 2039.01)