Education and Training in Pharma

Graduation Day 2018 (…and could you be next?)

by Gerard Creaner (President, GetReskilled)It’s a very happy day here at GetReskilled.As company President, I’m absolutely THRILLED to announce the graduation of 14 students… and share some photos from the event!On Saturday 13th October 2018 - in St Patrick’s Cathedral, Dublin - 14 students were awarded a BSc in the Manufacture of Medicinal Products from [...]

What is a Manufacturing Technician?

Manufacturing Technicians work in a discrete manufacturing environment, run and maintain factory equipment and assembly processes, monitor and check the product quality and document results in strict adherence to protocols.Manufacturing Technician's role is pretty broad in nature and they often use a blend of technical and mechanical skills to do their job. They work in [...]

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. [...]

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 [...]