Qualified Person

Industry Leading QP Training

Qualified Person Training

U.K and Europe
NSF - DBA | Qualified Person Training | QP Training

We have been running Qualified Person (QP) training courses since 1990 and they are generally considered to be the best available – our QPs are very highly regarded within the industry and their status is recognised by many other countries including Ireland, The Netherlands, Austria, Hungary and Malta.

The course provides practical, face-to-face tuition in sufficient depth to prepare you fully for the challenges ahead. The plain fact is that you are more likely to become a QP with us than with any other training provider.

The Aspiring Quality Leader and the Technical Professional

We run a series of 12 modules held over 21 months, a course carefully designed to meet the requirements for theoretical training as detailed in EC Directives 2001/82/EC and 2001/83/EC and in the latest UK Qualified Person Study Guide.

Not everyone attending wants to become a QP. Many use the training to develop as technical managers within other areas of pharmaceutical manufacture and control. Others attend as part of their continuing professional development including Postgraduate Qualifications.

What We Offer

  • In-depth, face-to-face instruction from seasoned professionals.
  • The University lecturers are acknowledged experts in their field
  • All the NSF Health Sciences tutors are eligible to act as QPs; many are current or former QP assessors and several are ex-UK medicines inspectors
  • All students attending most or all of the modules will be assigned a personal tutor to provide advice and support throughout their training period

Flexibility to Meet YOUR Individual Demands

  • You can join and leave our series of modules whenever you choose, you do not have to start on the first and finish on the last
  • You will have the opportunity to gain a Postgraduate Qualification in Pharmaceutical Quality and Good Manufacturing Practice
  • We will be happy to assess your needs and advise you which modules to take

Free Management Skills Seminars

  • NSF Health Sciences partners with specialists in this area to ensure you receive the best training and support
  • Designed to help you develop the managerial skills to complement your technical knowledge

Unsurpassed Success Rate

  • Over 95% of our students are successful at QP interview
  • In recent years, more people have gained QP status with us than with all the other training providers put together

A word from NSF Health Sciences

As the Executive Director with responsibility for the overall QP Training Programme I find it a true privilege to work with so many dedicated and impressive colleagues and to be part of a team providing such high quality, career changing training to so many dedicated professionals . There is a real sense of providing the best possible training for the future of the pharmaceutical industry to the benefit of our patients.

Mike Halliday, NSF Health Sciences Pharma Biotech Executive Director

E-mail: mikehalliday@nsf.org
Tel: +44(0)1751 432999

A word from NSF Health Sciences

I am very pleased to be part of a very successful Qualified Person Training Programme. The team at NSF Health Sciences are committed to every individual that joins us on the programme with Personal Tutors assigned to all our ‘core’ delegates, offering support and guidance to them throughout their training, and beyond. If you have any questions about our QP Training Programme or the Postgraduate Qualifications then please do not hesitate to contact me and I will be happy to help.

Stella Pearson-Smith, QP Course Administrator

E-mail: QPpharma@nsf.org
Tel: +44(0)1751 432999

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