Manufacturing Safe Medicines (Foundation Course)

Retrain for a Well-Paid Job in Pharma Manufacturing
NO Previous Experience Required

Retrain for a high-paying job in the Pharma Manufacturing Industry in 4 Months OR fill in your
knowledge or qualification gaps for our follow-on programs.

  • Take your first step to retrain for a starter level job in pharmaceutical manufacturing
  • You DON’t need a science or chemistry qualification to get a starter level job
  • 15 week online course – No needless travel
  • Application Deadline: Wednesday 4th September

Conversion Course into Pharma Manufacturing – NO Previous Experience Required

Retrain for a high-paying job in the Pharma Manufacturing Industry OR fill in your knowledge or qualification gaps for our follow-on programs.
Manufacturing Safe Medicines & Medical Devices Course
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1 Module over 15 Weeks
Study Online 10 hrs/week 

No Industry Experience Required
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Wednesday 4th September
Class Starts: 12th September

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This Course is Right for You If;

You have NO industry or manufacturing experience or NO science or chemistry qualifications.

You want to retrain for a starter level job in the pharmaceutical or medical device manufacturing industry. Typical backgrounds include;

  • Homemakers
  • Unemployed
  • Restaurant Sector – Chef, Cook, Restaurant Manager
  • Healthcare – Nurse, Pharmacist, Radiation Therapist, Caregivers, etc
  • Manufacturing – Production Operator, Toolmaker, Fitter/Turner
  • Food Processing – Operator, Butcher
  • Military – Army, Navy, Air Force, etc
  • Construction – Electrician, Plumber/Pipe-fitter, Carpenter/Joiner, Foreman, General Operative
  • Warehouse – All Warehouse Workers
  • Sales/Business – Retail Sales, Pharma Sales, Business, Accountants, Finance, etc
  • Other – Farmers, Designers, Architects,  Airline Staff, Beauty/Hair Saloon etc
Conversion Course into Pharma Manufacturing

What Starter Level Roles I Could Retrain For?

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Why You Should Switch to Pharma

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Programme Highlights

  • Take your first step to retrain for a starter level job in pharmaceutical manufacturing
  • 15 Week part-time online course (Career Coaching Included) – No wasted time travelling!

  • Application Deadline: Wednesday 4th September

What is Pharmaceutical Manufacturing?

Check out this video from AstraZeneca for an overview of the pharmaceutical manufacturing process.

What Does the Online Classroom Look Like?

How Does DPS Studying Online Work

We use one centralized platform where you can log into your classroom. There you can get assignments, interact with faculty and peers, reply to message boards, and more.

Each week, you’ll complete a series of videos, quizzes, interactive activities and projects through our online platform, available to access 24/7.
Because it’s online, there are no long commutes, traffic jams or crowded trains to deal with on the way to class. Study at home after the kids have gone to bed.
Slow down, speed up or pause the delivery of the course to match your work or home schedules.

Meet Your Online Classroom Support Team

When you learn at GetReskilled, you can always rely on an in-house team of experts to provide guidance and support, whenever you need it.


Safe Medicine Lecturers

Learn the systems, protocols, tools, vocabulary, and best practices from our Lecturer’s who have had decades of on the job experience.

Course Leaders

Safe Medicine Course Director

Your Course Leaders will onboard you on the program, and help keep you motivated throughout the course.

Course Coordinators

Safe Medicine Course Coordinators

Your CC’s are here to provide you with answers, tips, and are going to check your progress weekly to keep you on track and will reach out to you by email or even by phone if you fall behind!

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Hear From People Who’ve Taken This Course
Manufacturing Safe Medicines

John Ryan

“The professionalism and passion of the lecturers comes across in the tutorials which gives the student confidence and encouragement to keep on top of the course. The course content material is concise and interesting. The timing of the release of the lessons is perfect, the student moves at a comfortable pace, one step at a time.”

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Renato Chato

“This course was very informative and could greatly enhance our knowledge and understanding on Pharma Manufacturing practices (GMP, GDP, etc.). The training experience was great and details were clear. Keep it up, guys!”

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Michael Cheong Yim Poh

“Once you tune in your mind set to studying online, it’s a great way to learn as you manage the pace yourself.”

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Call Geraldine: +1 (617) 901 9268

Call Sinead: +353 (0)21 2409016

Delivered by an Industry Expert

Dr. Joe Brady is full-time practicing Validation Lead and an assistant lecturer with the Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT), in the School of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Sciences. Joe is a certified trainer and highly experienced in competency-based training. He designs and prepares educational modules and full academic programs ranging from MSc, MEngSc. BSc, to Certificate level, for a range of academic institution.

He is also a supervisor for MSc/MEngSc and PhD theses. Joe has over seventeen years project experience in the pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical and medical device industries in Ireland, Singapore, China, The Netherlands, France and the USA.

Lecturer Dr.Joe Brady

Dr. Joe Brady

Full-Time Validation Lead and Lecturer, Dublin Institute of Technology

Your 15-Week Class Schedule

Your Class Director is going to check your study logs at the end of every week and will only release the following week’s materials to you if you have been regularly logging in and completed the previous week’s activities.

And he or she will proactively follow up with you to keep you on track.

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  • Finished Medicinal Products
  • Focus on Patient Safety and Product Quality
  • ISO-9001 ‘Quality Management Systems — Requirements’
  • Product Quality and cGMP Practices
  • Regulatory Guidelines for API Manufacturing
  • ICH Q10 Continual Improvements
  • Quality Systems Regulations – Manufacturing
  • FDA Medical Device Rules
  • Medical Device Regulations & Guidelines
  • Process Validation
  • ASTM E2500 ‘Specification, Design & Verification of Manufacturing Systems’
  • PQ, OQ and IQ (Performance Qualification, Operational Qualification, Installation Qualification)
  • Cleaning Validation
  • Introduction to Quality Risk Management (QRM)
  • Fault Tree Analysis (FTA) – ‘Workshop’ exercise
  • Failure Mode, Effects (and Criticality) Analysis (FMEA / FMEAC) – ‘Workshop’ exercise
  • Documenting the Quality Risk Management Process
  • Batch Organic Chemical Synthesis
  • Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing
  • Tablet Manufacturing
  • Aseptic & Sterile Manufacturing
  • Purified Water Generation, Storage & Distribution
  • Clean Steam
  • Water for Injection, Storage and Distribution
  • Engineering Aspects of Cleaning
  • Chemistry Aspects of Cleaning
  • Steam Sterilization
  • HVAC for Non-Sterile Manufacturing
  • Cleanroom Layout
  • Area Classification Protection
  • Cleanroom Gowning
  • Cleanroom Monitoring
Write a 4-5 page essay, which you could present at a job interview to clearly demonstrate your Technical Knowledge and Understanding of the Quality Culture necessary to work in a GMP regulated manufacturing environment. It will confirm your understanding of how to Manufacture Safe Medicines and Medical Devices in a GMP regulated environment and will include the following topics:

  • The key requirements of a quality management system
  • The manufacturing responsibilities for quality systems
  • The cleaning validation sequence and how to determine cleanliness levels
  • The documentation of a complete risk management process in terms of identify risk, analyzing risk, evaluating risk and controlling risk.
  • The typical equipment and process stages used in the manufacture of active pharmaceutical ingredients
  • The critical process parameters and quality attributes associated with the manufacture of tablets.
  • The generation, storage and distribution of pharmacopeia grade Purified Water (PUW).
  • The common cleanroom configuration and airflow direction that governs personnel and material flows in a biopharmaceutical manufacturing environment

Now you will start the Advanced Career Coaching elements of this course to develop the skills you will need to find a job in this industry.

  • Learn about your local BioPharma/MedTech manufacturing industry in detail
  • Understanding pharma industry jargon.
  • How to find the roles that are right for you
  • How to job hunt when you already have a job
  • Assessing your own skill set and how to sell that to employers
  • What employers expect from your application
  • CV and cover letter writing skills that are highly tailored to a job advert with personalized feedback
  • Develop a list of appropriate companies and people for speculative job applications
  • Practice writing speculative applications
  • How to make successful speculative applications
  • Network effectively both on and offline
  • How to use social media in your job hunt
  • Interview preparation
  • How to deal with psychometric testing
Complete a 9-step application process simulation for a BioPharma/MedTech job, using the relevant tools and techniques you have learned, including the following;

  • Discuss your local BioPharma/MedTech manufacturing industry
  • List the departments and job roles where your skills are best suited
  • Understand your current skill set and how to discuss that with employers
  • Network effectively both on and offline
  • Write a CV and a cover letter that are highly tailored to a job advert
  • Write a speculative application and have a list of local companies appropriate for such an application
  • Prepare for an interview
You will receive an end of course certificate from GetReskilled which along with others modules can build into an academic accreditation from the Dublin Institute of Technology (Ireland) subject to the following criteria;

  • Passing a written or oral Exam on the materials.
  • The submission of all assessments and the end of module assignment.

5-Week Advanced Career Coaching
Open Your Eyes to Modern Job Hunting

This is a practical course, not a theoretical one. There is no “filler” content. Each and every task is specially designed to take you one step closer to the job you want in a structured way.

The course is assessed using a mock application for a real job advert. You’ll complete a 9-step application process simulation for a BioPharma/MedTech job, using the relevant tools and techniques.

“I never realised how much I didn’t know”

That’s the most common feedback we get when people finish this programme. And it really doesn’t take that long to get that new knowledge and start putting it to good use…

By the end of week 1 … you’ll have a personalised spreadsheet that shows all the steps to your job hunt, up front – no surprises. You’ll also have a handle on your current job hunting capabilities and where the gaps are. Finally, you’ll have completed exercises that lead you through discovering the unique things you’re bringing to employers.

In 5 weeks … you’ll have finished the module and submitted your assignment. As part of that you’ll have a completely rewritten CV and be 100% clear on the steps you need to take for each and every application to give you the best possible chance of success.

In 2 months… you’ll be in the process of applying for jobs. You’ll be talking to employers – submitting applications, taking phone interviews and participating in first round interviews and assessment centres.

In 3 – 6 months … you’ll have the first of your job offers. If you follow all our advice, you should have received at least 1 job offer.

In 1 year … you’ll be settled in your new career and possibly starting to consider your next step. The benefit of this course is that it’s timeless. What you learn now will be applicable to any job hunt in the future. This course isn’t about getting your next job, it’s about being confident and well prepared for every job hunt in the rest of your career.

Meet Claire

Claire runs GetReskilled’s Advanced Career Coaching Programme – our specially devised job hunting course that helps our trainees take that final step into employment by leading them through the job hunting process. She is extremely enthusiastic about helping people reach their final goal of employment in their new career path.

Claire has a BSc (Hons) in Medical Biology from Edinburgh University and spent 7 years working in the pharmaceutical and medical device industries.

Manufacturing Safe Medicines

Claire Wilson

Head of Career Coaching

Show Off Your New Skills: Get a Certificate of Completion

Once the course is over, complete a written assignment to get certified in Manufacturing Safe Medicines & Medical Devices Course

Add it to your resume, your LinkedIn profile or just get that well-earned raise you’ve been waiting for.

Manufacturing Safe Medicines Certificate

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Price & Start Dates

S$ 2,899

Or S$ 799/month for 4 months.

Price Includes:

  • End of week progress checks by us to MAKE SURE you finish the program
  • Delivered online so you can learn from home (or anywhere) on your own schedule
  • Robust job hunting program that will seriously help you find a job
  • Regular & ongoing access to a dedicated career coaching counsellor

No Hidden Fees

  • No application fees
  • No registration fees
  • No resource/book fees
  • No certificate fees

Application Deadline: Wednesday 4th September, 2019

Program Starts: 12th September


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