Retrain for Starter and Senior Validation Roles

Job Descriptions and Salaries

Please Note:
The Application DEADLINE for our next Validation Technician Program – Starter Roles and Validation Technician Program – Senior Roles is July 17th.

Programs Start on July 25th.

Here are some of the potential job roles you could retrain into and the expected salaries.

Validation Engineer

Responsible for planning, implementing and monitoring the validation strategy in highly regulated industries such as pharmaceutical or medical device manufacturing. They measure and analyse the process, audit and calibrate equipment and create a document trail that shows the process leads to a consistent result to ensure the highest quality products are produced.

Some companies might call this role:

  • Validation Specialist
Validation Job Descriptions & Salaries
  • Starting Salary: €35,000 to €45,000
  • After 2 Years: €40,000 to €55,000
  • After 5 Years: €50,000 to €75,000
Validation Job Descriptions & Salaries
  • Starting Salary: $54,400
  • After 2 Years: $68,000
  • After 5 Years: $81,600

Validation Technician

Works as part of the Validation team to measure and analyse 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.

Validation Job Descriptions & Salaries
  • Starting Salary: €35,000 to €45,000
  • After 2 Years: €40,000 to €55,000
  • After 5 Years: €50,000 to €65,000
Validation Job Descriptions & Salaries
  • Starting Salary: $54,400
  • After 2 Years: $68,000
  • After 5 Years: $81,600

Validation Team Member

This role is more focused on working on capital projects, equipment focused, higher salary than Validation Technicians as there would be a lot of overtime associated with the role. You would also need to move to where the job located and you could be working away from home.

Validation Job Descriptions & Salaries
  • Starting Salary: €30,000 to €36,000
  • After 2 Years: €36,000 to €45,000
  • After 5 Years: €45,000 to €50,000
Validation Job Descriptions & Salaries
  • Starting Salary: $40,800
  • After 2 Years: $51,000
  • After 5 Years: $61,200

What Courses Do I Need to Take?

What courses do I need to take to successfully retrain for a validation role in this sector?

For starter level roles, such a Validation Specialist and Validation Team Member, you would need to take our Commissioning and Qualification of Equipment and Systems program.

Validation Job Descriptions & Salaries

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For more Senior Validation roles with a higher salary, take our academically accredited Pharmaceutical Validation Training Course

Validation Job Descriptions & Salaries

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Available Jobs

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UK Pharmaceutical Jobs Board

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