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PPE: Materials, Design, Production and Testing – Distance Education

Course Overview

As demand for domestically produced PPE grows, many companies are pivoting productions lines and increasing capacity to manufacture cloth and nonwoven face masks and medical gowns. This course delves into materials, design, manufacture and testing of masks and gowns.


  • $1195 per person

What you will learn

  • Textile materials used in PPE
  • Nonwoven materials used in PPE
  • Finishing techniques
  • Filtration fundamentals
  • New and developing manufacturing technologies
  • Mask and gown classifications and specifications
  • Mask design for both healthcare and community settings
  • Gown design and construction
  • Surface chemistry and its impacts
  • Microbiological considerations
  • Testing
  • Packaging considerations
  • Use and care