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Pharma Internal Auditor course - plan, perform, report and follow up audits professionally

This 2-day course is specifically designed for auditors who perform internal audits in a pharmaceutical environment delivered using our proven 'live online interactive' courseware enabling you to attend the course from your home or workplace and be heard and seen throughout, just as you would be if we were in a room together.
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Designed for auditors who perform internal audits in a pharmaceutical environment

Do you perform, or are you about to start performing, internal audits?  If so, then this course is just for you.  On our 2-day Pharma Internal Auditor course we cover how to professionally plan, perform, report and follow-up internal audits against GMP.  This course is aimed at new auditors who have had no formal training and will show them how to perform effective and efficient audits in a pharmaceutical environment.

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Make a Booking

Our 2-day Pharma Internal Auditor training course is available on the following dates:

Tuesday 10th November to Wednesday 11th November 2020

Venue: Your home or workplace using our proven ‘live online interactive’ courseware

Course fully booked.

Tuesday 12th  to Wednesday 13th January 2021

Venue: Your home or workplace using our proven ‘live online interactive’ courseware

Tuesday 11th May to Wednesday 12th May 2021

Venue: Your home or workplace using our proven ‘live online interactive’ courseware

Wednesday 10th November to Thursday 11th November 2021

Venue: Your home or workplace using our proven ‘live online interactive’ courseware

Coronavirus Update

Due to the uncertainties involved in travel at the moment we will be delivering all of our public courses using our proven 'live online interactive' technology. Delegate feedback from the courses we delivered in June and July has been just as positive as our classroom courses and in addition, many people have enjoyed not having to travel in these difficult times.

All Dates:

The cost of the Pharma Internal Auditor course is £1390 plus VAT.

Course will be charged in GB pounds. For full details of what is included in the cost see below.

Payment can be made by cheque, electronic transfer, credit or debit card. Payment must be made before the course start date. Either payment or a Purchase Order number will be required to secure a place on the course.

If you plan to pay by credit card then you should first look at this helpful information.

Alternatively, if you want to discuss any aspect of this Pharma Internal Auditor course or want to reserve a place, please send an email with your enquiry or call +44 1635 866699..

Based outside the UK?

If so, be sure to pick the 'Tax Exempt' options in the payment method list when you are  making a booking. If you are based in the EU then you must also enter your VAT number to qualify to be exempt from VAT.

Group Bookings - discounts of up to 50% 

Book 2 or more individuals from the same company for the same course date to enjoy substantial discounts. The first booking is charged at the full published rate with the second booking charged at full published rate minus 20%. A third or fourth booking is charged at full published rate minus 50%. These discounts are applied automatically when you make a booking.

Key Course Information

Who will the course benefit?

Our Pharma Internal Auditor course is aimed at people who perform internal and external audits, people who manage audit programmes as well as individuals who host  auditors of their own organisation.

Course overview

This Pharma Internal Auditor course is designed for those new to auditing.  The course covers how to plan, perform, report and follow-up audits professionally.  Delegates will learn about GMP and how to audit against GMP (as a standard) as well as the newer requirements of Q10 (Quality Management) and the ramifications of this document to GMP, including recent updates to EU GMP Chapters 1 and 2.

Course content

Day 1     Quality Management Systems and auditing

  • Quality Management Systems and their evolution
  • GMP – structure and legal status
  • Types of audits and reasons for performing them
  • GMP requirements for internal and supplier audits
  • GMP and Pharmaceutical Quality Management development
  • ICH Q9 and 10
  • An overview of ISO 9001 and how many of its requirements are incorporated into ICH Q10
  • Effective audit planning and preparation

Day 2     The audit process

  • Review of documentation before the audit
  • Good auditing techniques
  • Checklist construction
  • The opening meeting
  • Audit role-play exercise
  • The closing meeting
  • Finding faults and identifying opportunities for improvement
  • Non-conformity reporting and corrective actions
  • Audit reports and post-audit activities

Course cost:

£1390  per delegate plus VAT. Course will be charged in GB pounds.

However delegates from outside the UK but within the European Union (EU) will not be charged VAT if they supply their own company’s national VAT number when booking. VAT will not be charged for any delegates coming from outside the EU.

The cost includes:

  • Course folder containing copies of slides and supplementary notes and handouts.
  • Course attendance certificate.
  • Full tutor support and access during course times.
  • Times: 
    09.00 – 17.00 each day consisting of four 90 minute live interactive online sessions and 3 breaks of at least 30 minutes

Live Online Interactive Training

Stay Safe - Attend from home or whilst at work

With 2 expert facilitators and a maximum of 10 delegates our course will utilise state-of-the art interactive online classroom software that will enable you to:

  • chat online with the facilitators and other delegates
  • raise your 'virtual' hand to ask a question
  • participate anonymously in a poll or survey and see an instant display of the class results
  • undertake exercises on your own or in a group

And best of all, no travel is needed nor a stay in a hotel reducing any risks of COVID-19 and saving you a lot of time, hassle and money. 

As always we will ensure this event is inspirational, enjoyable and educational. See the feedback below:

What is involved?

We will send you a link to the live online interactive course with your joining instructions once you have booked your place. 

You should log into the training session 10-15 minutes before the start time, to ensure that you have set up the courseware  correctly. The course will start precisely on time and it may not be possible to go back over material missed by late arrivals.

Your active participation is expected: everyone will be heard and seen throughout, just as they would be if we were in a room together. To be heard, hear and be seen you will need a microphone, speakers and camera — if you have a modern laptop that’s all you will need. Remember, you’ll need a quiet place to call from and a decent internet connection is a must.

I found the interaction very good by using the chat option as it keeps everyone interested and there was a variety of questions and answers.

Quality / EHS Specialist, DCC VITAL

Great course, although it was virtual I felt we got the same value for money as if it was F2F, a 10 out of 10!!! I will recommend to colleagues

Quality Executive, ABPI

The GMP course was ran very well. Both presenters were very knowledgeable in the area, both for the EU and other countries. I would highly recommend this course to those who are new to the area of GMP, as well as those who just need a bit of a refresher.

 

Training Officer, THORNTON & ROSS

Why choose Inspired Pharma?

Expert Tutors

Dominic Parry

Dominic Parry has worked in the pharmaceutical industry since 1992 and is a leading pharmaceutical quality management specialist.  He initially worked for Evans Medical Limited as a Production Development Scientist.  He then moved to Hoechst Marion Roussel where he worked as a Quality Assurance Officer and then Validation Manager for the sterile manufacturing operations.

Over the past 20 years he has worked as a leading pharmaceutical trainer and Quality Management System specialist.  He works closely with pharmaceutical companies and their suppliers on evaluating, developing and continually improving their quality systems so that they add real-value to organisations.  He has a real passion for training in the pharmaceutical industry and has presented GMP and Quality Management related training courses all over the world.  He is an IRCA registered GMP Lead Auditor and regularly performs audits of pharmaceutical companies and their suppliers.

Matt Morris

Matt Morris

Matt is a dynamic, energetic and authentic trainer who demonstrates his passion and communicates this to all who encounter him. He began his Pharma career at Napp Laboratories before having short spells in related industries. He then spent 15 years with GlaxoSmithKline gaining extensive knowledge of GMP from roles in Packaging, Logistics and QC.

More recently, Matt worked as GMP Learning and Development Manager for Lonza Biologics and draws on all his varied experience to create a lively, relevant training environment.

Delegate Feedback

Presented with great energy – I enjoyed this course

QA Officer, CATALENT

Excellent course – I highly recommend to anyone involved in audits

Quality Administrator, DERMAL LABORATORIES

Not an easy subject to make interesting – but you did it!

Compliance Manager, UCB PHAMA

A great course delivered in a brilliant way

Product Development Manager, TEVA

Passionate tutors and a very interactive course

Shift Manager, THORNTON & ROSS

The great enthusiasm from the tutors made the course so interesting

QC Analyst, EISAI

The best training course I have ever been on

Senior QA Officer, THORNTON & ROSS

I liked the passion and commitment of both tutors

Team Leader, CATALENT

Fantastic

QA Specialist, TEVA

Thank you for providing me with more confidence

Senior Quality Specialist, JANSSEN-CILAG

A fantastic double-act

Product Development Manager, TEVA

Fantastic

Head of Drug Safety, JANSSEN-CILAG

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We help people in Pharma organisations to continually improve their regulatory systems to gain competitive advantage and ensure compliance.

We offer a wide range of highly praised and respected classroom and online training courses and also provide our global pharma clients with consultancy support. Our classroom courses are available on a public schedule and also can be customised for inhouse delivery at a client site.

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