Vacuum Technology Training (Part One) Online

Who Should Take This Course?

This online course is intended for newcomers involved in the vacuum industry, as operators, specialist engineers, or in technical roles.


Vacuum technology is important for industry, science, and society at large. In industry, vacuum is extensively used in the manufacturing of a wide variety of products including microchips, pharmaceuticals, bio-chemicals, metallurgical components, and scientific instruments. In this online training, the first in a series of two, the Vacuum Technology course introduces learners to topics like vacuum definition, units that measure vacuums, how a vacuum is produced and vacuum applications.

Course Objectives

After completing Vacuum Technology Training students will be able to:

  • Define vacuum and apply the pressure units used to measure it
  • Explain how vacuum is produced
  • Give examples of vacuum applications

Completion Instructions, Requirements, and Checklist

Assessment Quiz on completion of the module.

CEU’s, Duration, Prerequisites

Duration: 1-2 Hours
Prerequisites: No Prerequisites are assigned to this course.

Course Topics - Contact Us for a Detailed Outline

  • Dry Pump
  • Main Vacuum Pump Types
  • Mechanical Booster Pump
  • Oil-Sealed Rotary-Vane Pump
  • On-Tool Pumping
  • Turbomolecular Pump
  • Units Of Measurement And Altitude
  • Vacuum Applications
  • Vacuum Pumps