Higher Certificate in GMP and Technology [Year 1 Only] [January 2018]

Institute of Technology, Tallaght (TA_SGMPT_C)
Key Programme Details
Award

Higher Certificate in Science in GMP and Technology

NFQ Level

6 About NFQ

Delivery Method

Mixed, Classroom - Evening

Mode

Part-Time

ECTS Credits

65

Department

Science

Skills Area

Advanced Manufacturing

General Information
Contact

Mr Terence Brennan

Email

terence.brennan@ittdublin.ie

Phone

01 4042770

Address

Department of Lifelong Learning,
Institute of Technology Tallaght,
Icon Court
Dublin 24.
D24 FKT9

Role

Course Administrator.

Important Dates
Application Deadline

12/01/2018

Start Date

29/01/2018

End Date

23/05/2018

About this Course

The course will produce technically competent graduates who can work in production, quality assurance or validation roles in the pharmaceutical industry.

Graduates will have knowledge of regulatory affairs, documentation and processing technologies for both oral dosage and aseptic finished pharmaceuticals as well as fine chemicals and bioprocessing .

Objectives

Course Modules:

Year 1-Semester 1
Learning to Learn at 3rd level
Process Improvement
GMP1/Quality Assurance
Biology

Year 1- Semester 2
Applied Maths for Process Improvement
Manufacturing Operations
Contamination Control & Cleanroom Mgt
Electives
Introduction to Medical Device Manufacturing
OR
Pharmaceutical Science

Year 2-Semester 1
Manufacturing Process Technology
Measurement & Calibration
Introduction to Bioprocessing

Year 2- Semester 2
Chemistry
Occupational Safety & Science Health Environmental Management
Industrial Applications
GMP2/ Quality Control

Entry Requirements

If under 23 years applicants must have a Grade D3 in a minimum of 5 subjects in the Leaving Certificate (this must include Maths and English or Irish) or a FETAC Level 5 or equivalent. Mature applicants over 23 years of age may be exempted from this requirement and are eligible to apply.
All applicants must have competence in spoken and written English. Eligible candidates may be interviewed.

Long Description

To produce technically competent graduates who can work in production, quality assurance or validation roles.

They will posses knowledge of regulatory affairs, documentation and processing technologies for both oral dosage and aseptic finished pharmaceuticals as well as fine chemicals and bioprocessing .

The programme will offer operators, team leaders and supervisors an opportunity to acquire a foundation in the sciences relevant to industry and to develop a broad perspective of the issues which pertain to a pharmaceutical manufacturing facility.

The programme will offer an opportunity to acquire a foundation in the sciences relevant to industry and to develop a broad perspective of the issues which pertain to a pharmaceutical manufacturing facility.

Career Opportunities

This programme is designed to provide persons starting employment in the bio and pharmaceutical industry and/or persons
currently working in the industry but without a relevant qualification with an opportunity to develop a relevant higher level qualification.
The industry currently has, because of significant expansion in scale and activity, a continuing strong need for well qualified staff.

Timetable Info

2 evenings per week

Delivery Location

On Campus

Admissions Contact Details
Instructor

Lifelong Learning Office

Address

Department of Lifelong Learning,
Institute of Technology Tallaght,
Icon Court
Dublin 24.
D24 FKT9

Phone

01 404 2101

Email

lll@ittdublin.ie

RPL Information

Recognition of Prior Learning at ITT Dublin. The RPL process will enable Springboard participants to build on their existing skills and competence. The Institute is aware that many Springboard applicants will have a range of knowledge skills and competence that they have developed through their life and work experience and that are not necessarily accredited. ITT Dublin has an RPL process in place that recognises both the accredited and experiential learning of an individual. ITT Dublin will work with Springboard participants to identify their existing skills and competence and to award them credit for their learning however it has been acquired. This will ensure that Springboard participants will have the opportunity to gain credit for both their accredited ad experiential learning and can tailor their programme to complement existing skills and knowledge and to develop new skills to support future years

Application Procedures

In order to process your application and ensure that you meet the Entry requirements of this course we require copies of the following:

Identification (Passport/Driving Licence)

All of your Transcripts/Awards, Curriculum Vitae, and any documentation that you may consider relevant in supporting your application.

Transcripts/Awards (If your qualification is from a country other than Ireland: please click the attached link and request a letter of recognition from the National Qualifications Authority of Ireland (NQA) and return to us with a copy of your original transcript http://qsearch.qqi.ie/WebPart/Search?searchtype=recognitions or telephone 01 8871500).
Also check here: http://qsearch.qqi.ie/WebPart/Search?searchtype=recognitions