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Quality Assurance for Good Laboratory Practice REMOTE LEARNING


REMOTE LEARNING - this course will be delivered to you live online from the UK. 


If you are wanting to book more than one person onto a course(s) please email courses@therqa.com

Course Information

This course is essential for all Quality Assurance auditors just stepping out or developing their role in a GLP environment, and provides expert insight and guidance in developing a robust and effective GLP audit programme.

Benefits include

  • Sound regulatory basis for quality assurance activities
  • Clear understanding of the role of Quality Assurance, Management and Study Director under the Good Laboratory Practice principles
  • Improved inspections and audits
  • Improved Good Laboratory Practice compliance for your facility
  • An insight into government GLP monitoring activities

This course is structured to encourage delegates to

  • Discuss and develop ideas
  • Solve specific problems
  • Examine particular aspects of GLP

Course Tutors

Tutors will be comprised from the list below:

Cate Ovington
Director, The Knowlogy (Course Principal)

Jane Elliston
Senior Quality Assurance Auditor, Battelle

Shona Ross
Head of QA, Tower Mains


Recent Feedback

"I could easily follow his presentations and explanations. I liked very much how precisely and clearly he answered all questions, without big detours and digressions."
"I really liked Jane's understandable way of responding to participants' questions. I appreciated how easily she answered them, even for non-native English speaking participants. Her presentations were very easy to follow."
"This was a remote training but with no loss of information or communication with other colleagues and direct contact with the tutors. Workshops were provided with exercises that allowed exchange of doubts, experiences with other realities." 

CPD Points

14 Points

Course Programme 

Please note this course will run in UK timezone.


Day 1 

 9.00 Welcome and Introductions 
 9.20 Good Laboratory Practice Standards and Regulations
An insight into the background and history of Good Laboratory Practice. 
 9.50 Principles of Quality Assurance (1)
The role and responsibilities of QA. 
 10.30 Break 
 10.45  Principles of Quality Assurance (2)
The role and responsibilities of QA continued. 
 11.40 Study Plans
GLP requirements and QA involvement. 
 12.15 Standard Operating Procedures
GLP requirements and QA involvement. 
 13.00 Lunch 
 14.00 Inspections
Attitudes, techniques and attributes. 
 14.45 Workshop 1 - Facility and Process Inspections
An exercise in inspection planning and preparation for inspections. 
 15.15 Break 
 15.30 Workshop 1 - continued 
 16.00 Workshop 1 - Feedback 
 16.45 Panel Session
An opportunity for delegates to put questions to the panel of speakers. 
 17.00 Close of day 

Day 2 

 9.00 Record Keeping and Data
The impact of GLP on data and records management.
9.45 Auditing the Study Report
Techniques and methods for the QA audit of the study report. 
 10.30 Break 
 10.45 Workshop 2 - Amendments to Study Plan and Deviations from the Plan
What are they?
What is the difference between them?
How are they controlled?
 11.45 Workshop 2 - Feedback 
 12.15 Lunch 
13.15  Data Integrity
An overview of industry expectations and the OECD draft guidance ... And a brief insight into the murky world of fraud, falsification, malpractice and various other points of view.
14.15 Covid-19 Considerations
Maintaining compliance during this pandemic
 15.00 Break 
15.15 Regulatory Compliance
Government monitoring for compliance with Good Laboratory Practice. 
 16.15 Panel Session
An opportunity for delegates to put further questions to the panel of speakers. 
 16.30 Close of course 

Course Material

This course will be run completely online. You will receive an email with a link to our online system, which will house your licensed course materials and access to the remote event. 

Please note this course will run in UK timezone.

The advantages of this include

  • Ability for delegates to keep material on a mobile device
  • Ability to review material at any time pre and post course 
  • Environmental benefits – less paper being used per course
  • Access to an online course group to enhance networking

You will need a stable internet connection, a microphone and a webcam. 

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