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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
4 May 2021, Online Virtual Classroom Delivery, £577+VAT per learner.
Introducing GMP Training
3 August 2021, Cambridgeshire, £577+VAT per learner.
Introducing GMP Training
9 November 2021, Near Manchester Airport, £577+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 Trainer, Dr Jennifer Thompson, has over 20 years of experience in the pharmaceutical sector in computer systems validation and IT infrastructure controls and compliance and has delivered projects for a wide range of companies in the UK, EU and USA including GlaxoSmithKline, Novartis Healthcare, Lonza Biologics, Elan Pharmaceuticals, Hoffman LaRoche and others. Her experience covers computerised systems used in manufacturing, laboratories, enterprise systems and clinical trials management. She has written articles and given presentations on a wide range of topics and contributed to the GAMP® Good Practice Guide “A Risk-based Approach to GxP Process Control Systems” and “The Risk Based Compliance Handbook” by Siegfried Schmitt (Paraxel).


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