Education and Training in Pharma

How do I Apply on Springboard for a Course?

What Is Springboard? The Springboard+ initiative in higher education offers free courses at certificate, degree and masters level in areas where there are identified employment opportunities in the Irish economy. It is co-funded by the Irish government and the European Social Fund.       Essentially the aim is to help people transition [...]

June 15th, 2017|

What is Computer Systems Validation (CSV)?

What is Computer Systems Validation? Computer Systems Validation (CSV) is a process used to ensure (and document) that all computer-based systems will produce information or data that meet predefined requirements. If a system meets these requirements, it can be assumed that it is consistently performing in the way it was intended. The process is used [...]

May 17th, 2017|

What Challenges Will I Face Finding A Job?

One concern we often hear from people considering a move into pharmaceutical or medical device manufacturing, is not knowing how difficult will it be to get a job. Of course answering that is very difficult since it will depend on a whole host of factors - your previous experience, how good your job hunting [...]

March 27th, 2017|

Why Choose a Pharmaceutical Career?

Is It Time To Change Your Career? Are you considering a mid-career change? Is your current industry struggling? Are you living with the constant fear of losing your job? Unfortunately, it’s a pretty common situation these days. If you’ve found yourself out of a job or are looking to make a change to an [...]

March 21st, 2017|

How to Make a Successful Return to Education?

Whether it’s been 5, 10, 20 years… or even longer (!) since you were last in education, our advice remains the same. Here are our 11 top tips to ensure a successful return to education: Find (and keep!) your motivation - it’s important to have a clear idea of why you want to return to [...]

March 9th, 2017|

What Are The Biggest Challenges of Online Courses?

There’s no doubt that studying online is a very different experience to studying in a classroom setting. There are some benefits… You can study at a time that suits you You can vary your study schedule each week to match changing work or family commitments You can work at a pace that suits you [...]

March 9th, 2017|

What Support Do I Get When I Take Your Online Courses?

Some people can worry that studying online means they’ll be left by themselves to struggle on through their course. This couldn’t be further from the truth. We have a great support network that each and every trainee is welcomed into. Course Advisor You will be allocated a course advisor at the [...]

March 9th, 2017|