Introduction course

DTU Nanolab’s introduction course consists of theoretical and practical training. All new cleanroom users must obtain DTU Nanolab’s introduction course certificate before access to the cleanroom is granted.

In order to follow and understand the introduction course it is mandatory that you speak, understand and write English without problems. For your own safety and the safety of other cleanroom users, we will not admit anybody to the cleanroom who has difficulties in understanding or talking English. If you feel that your English proficiency might not be sufficient please contact the administration: or +45 25 57 43.

The theoretical part/self-study training
The theoretical part of the introduction course is a self-study training of approximately 2-3 hours, containing video material and safety documents with basic information on the construction of the cleanroom and its safety systems.

We expect you to go through this material very
thoroughly, furthermore you have to pass a test with a minimum of 90% right answers before you can sign up for the 2nd part of the introduction course: the practical part/chemical handling.  

The practical part/chemical handling

The practical part /chemical handling includes knowledge of the correct procedure when working with chemicals in the cleanroom, knowledge of personal protective equipment, general behavior in the cleanroom and waste deposition etc. Users are also educated in the guidelines and work procedures that must be followed in a cleanroom environment.

You will also be given a tour of the cleanroom in order to get an overview of the safety equipment. In addition, practical exercises are conducted in order to increase knowledge of the handling of chemicals. The practical training will take approximately 3.5 hours.

This course will end up with an examination which you have to pass in order to get access to the cleanroom.

You must bring a laptop computer. Tablet and smartphone can also be used.

Where and when?

The practical part /chemical handling courses are held on a weekly basis Tuesday or Thursday.

When you sign in for the DTU Nanolab introduction course on our website you will receive a mail containing a link in order to sign up for the course. Please notice that
there is a attendee limit of 3 persons per date. Furthermore be aware that it could take a few days before you can access the course material in Learn. The course is taking from 9:00-12:30, please wait by the entrance of the seminar room.


The price for the course is 1,5 x Nanolab support hours.


See the price per hour in the pricebook


An invoice will automatically be sent to your department / company.

How to proceed?

Cancellation policy
If cancellation is made later than 24 hours before the planned course starts, DTU Nanolab will charge a cancellation fee equaling 100% of the price. If cancellation is made 24 hours before it is free of charge.

If you need to cancel please send an e-mail to the administration:

How do I get access to the cleanroom?
When you have been through our introduction course – both the theoretical and practical training –
access to the cleanroom can be granted.

Who to contact?
If you have questions to the safety course please contact Safety trainer

Sign up for the introduction course


Safety Trainer
DTU Nanolab