Education and Training in Pharma

A Course Worth Learning, Not Just Passing

Pat O’Loughlin had worked in semi-conductor manufacturing for over 20 years. He joined the industry as a Process Technician and worked his way up to being the Lead Maintenance Technician in different functional areas within the industry.  During his time in the industry he completed an Honors Engineering Degree on a part-time basis. He [...]

What is a Validation Team Member?

A Validation Team Member is a type of validation professional based within an engineering consultancy, not within a pharmaceutical or medical device manufacturing company. People in this role will typically work within a project team on large, capital projects. This type of validation role can bring a higher salary than Validation Technicians as there is often [...]

Winner – Best Online Learning Experience 2018

We’re absolutely thrilled to announce that GetReskilled and Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT) were awarded the title of Best Online Learning Experience 2018 at The Education Awards 2018! On Thursday 19 April 2018 at the Ballsbridge Hotel in Dublin, attendees from across the education sector gathered to hear the results and reflect on the previous [...]

What is an Instrumentation Engineer?

Instrumentation Engineers are responsible for planning, installing, monitoring and maintaining control systems and machinery within manufacturing environments. They typically work with control processes that use sensors to provide feedback. As a result, that can also have a role in designing and developing customer products that utilize such processes, such as blood glucose meters or [...]

What is a Biochemist?

Biochemists are typically lab-based professionals who study and explore the chemical processes occurring within living things. They are employed across a wide range of industries and within academia. Many biochemists are employed within research but there are also opportunities in product development and some specialized manufacturing environments. What is Biochemistry? Biochemistry is [...]

List of 250 Pharmaceutical & Med Device Companies in the UK

Check out this pharmaceutical and medical device company career page directory to help you with your job hunt. It includes over 250 links to: Multinational Companies Indigenous Companies Engineering Consultancies Companies Without Career Pages Recruitment Companies Job Websites Relevant LinkedIn Groups Multinational and Indigenous Companies The companies listed in this section are multinational and indigenous pharmaceutical [...]

What is a Microbiologist?

A microbiologist is a scientific professional who studies microorganisms. They play a key role in pharmaceutical or medical device manufacturing by testing to monitor levels of microbial contamination at all stages of the manufacturing process. What is Microbiology? Microbiology is the field of science that focuses on the characteristics of microorganisms. This [...]

What is a Validation Technician?

A Validation Technician works as part of the Validation team to measure and analyze the manufacturing process, audit and calibrate equipment and create a document trail that shows the process leads to a consistent result. This ensures that the product is consistently of the highest quality. What is Validation? Validation describes the [...]

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