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Introducing GMP Training

Course Title:Introducing GMP Training
Course Delivery:

The Introducing GMP Training Course can be delivered in a hotel, one of our offices, your premises or online via a virtual classroom. The course content can be tailored to meet your requirements. Request a quote for an onsite or online virtual course for an agreed number of delegates from your site.

Course Duration:1 day
Course Overview:

The Introducing GMP Training Course is a foundation or refresher course useful for individuals who need to understand what Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) means for healthcare manufacturers, and subsequently their suppliers.

The course takes into consideration how GMP is applied throughout companies, by viewing the organisation using the categories: People, Procedures and Documentation, Products and Components, and Production Areas and Equipment.

Other key parts of the course include a review of the industry regulators, their requirements and how they regulate. Also investigated are the consequences of non-compliance, and people behaviours and habits, to encourage GMP in operations.

The course attracts a mix of learners from different industries and mixed disciplines, including pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers, wholesale distributors, and suppliers including OEMs.

Course Content:
  • Understand the need for GMP
    • What is GMP?
    • GMP and its link with Quality Assurance and Quality Control
  • Define the GMP guidelines and how agencies enforce them
    • What are the relevant regulations?
    • How the main regulatory agencies audit and enforce them
  • Investigate the 4 Ps
    • People - adequacy, experience, training and the role of the Qualified / Responsible Person
    • Procedures and Documentation - from the completion of SOPs to in-process controls
    • Production Areas and Equipment - premises, layouts and considerations
    • Products and Components - incoming, handling, storage, packaging, labelling and non-conforming products
    • Identify potential GMP violations and their consequences
    • Use interactive case studies to analyse scenarios
    • Examine real reported incidents
  • Determine behaviours that improve GMP
    • Plan for workplace improvements

Open Course Dates:
Introducing GMP Training
25 August 2020, Online Virtual Classroom Delivery, £560+VAT per learner.
Introducing GMP Training
15 September 2020, Surrey, £560+VAT per learner.
Introducing GMP Training
20 October 2020, Near Manchester Airport, £560+VAT per learner.
Introducing GMP Training
10 November 2020, London, £560+VAT per learner.

GROUP BOOKING DISCOUNT - Book more than one place on an open course and receive the following discounts:

  • 10% discount on second place
  • 20% discount on third place
  • 25% discount on fourth place

Group booking discounts cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer.

Cost includes tuition, lunch and training materials. Download a printable version of the Booking Form and Terms and Conditions.

Onsite Courses:

This course can be delivered to a group of up to 12 delegates at your premises or as an online virtual classroom course for an agreed number of delegates from your site. Request a quote.


“Very informative and useful information that will go towards making some improvements within our non-GMP facility.”
Sigma Genosys Ltd

"I enjoyed this course very much and will take on board what I have learned. A very professional teacher.”

"Excellent. Very interesting and a variety of media used.”

"Excellent training course - throughly enjoyable.”

“Enjoyed the course.  It raised awareness across other departments.”

“It was an excellent course, which I can highly recommend for all supervisors using GMP.” 
Open course delegate

“Alan’s style was excellent. It was the right mix of theory and interactive.  A very enjoyable course.”
Open course delegate

“The trainer was quick to recognise our needs."

“Good overview of all areas with relevant specifics as required.”

“Very interesting course a “must attend” for anyone in the health core business.”

“Well structured and tailored to suit our needs”
Controlled Therapeutics

“Good course with good tools provided, HACCP good for new processes”
Controlled Therapeutics

“Very useful. Nice atmosphere conducive to open discussion.”
Ludger Ltd

“Very clear and well paced.”
Ludger Ltd

“Loved the hands on bit.”
Ludger Ltd

“Well presented with good allocation of exercises.”
Ludger Ltd

“Very good course, comprehensive and relevant.”
Ludger Ltd

“Trainer was very helpful and explained points thoroughly.”
Erigal Ltd

“Very receptive, good communication, professional and a fantastic certificate!”

“Very enjoyable. Will consider additional modules with ITS.”

“Very thorough and informative. Good use of exercises to help with understanding and learning.”
Volac International Ltd

“Very enjoyable and useful – Thank you!”
Volac International Ltd

“Very professional.”
Volac International Ltd

“Very informative.”
Facilicom Services

“Excellent delivery and presentation, friendly and approachable.”
Facilicom Services

“It is a good introduction to the principles of GMP and will enable you to evaluate your processes for compliance.”
Domino UK Ltd

“Very good, informative, good quality materials.”
Mexichem UK Ltd

“Very well presented. Good knowledge.”
SGS Packaging Europe Ltd

“It was enjoyable and useful for us!”
Coloplast Hungary Ltd

“Good knowledge and training materials.”
Mexichem UK Ltd

“Provides a broad spectrum of information on GMP.”
SGS Packaging Europe Ltd

“A good insight to GMP.”
Mexichem UK Ltd

“It was well prepared.”
Coloplast Hungary Ltd

“It gives a great insight into GMP and how it is applied.”
SGS Packaging Europe Ltd

“Well organised and structured, good pace.”
SGS Packaging Europe Ltd

“Elizabeth was very good – Thank you!”
SGS Packaging Europe Ltd

“Good job. Well done.”
Coloplast Hungary Ltd

“This training was very useful.”
Coloplast Hungary Ltd

“Very intensive but covers a lot of information”
Robinson Healthcare Limited

“Well delivered course, from a very knowledgeable instructor”
Siemens Healthcare Limited

“Yes, if you need to understand the principles of GMP and how to apply it, then this course covers that”
Siemens Healthcare Limited

ITS Tutor's Experience:

ITS’ Regulatory Compliance Services’ Manager, Elizabeth Vaughan, has developed extensive knowledge of this specialist area from over 30 years’ industry experience working with Sanofi, Bristol Myers Squibb, Diomed Developments and Vifor Pharma UK. Elizabeth has worked in quality roles within the laboratory and pharmaceutical industry, and gained extensive experience in global quality systems and regulatory affairs, as well as ISO 13485, ISO 9001 and cGMP compliance. Throughout her career, she has been responsible for sharing her knowledge through the design and delivery of a range of training courses for production personnel including Good Manufacturing Practice, Change Control, Deviation Management, Electronic Record Compliance, Validation and Management of API Suppliers/Manufacturers. Elizabeth also has extensive experience in providing quality and GMP training to improve the performance of site quality managers.


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