The Scientific Archivists Group runs the following training courses

GLP and GCP Archivists training courses

  • The one day training courses cover the role of the archivist and the operation of archives. These are suitable for archivists who have recently joined the profession or wish to refresh their knowledge of good archiving practice.
  • These courses take place twice a year, normally in February and October. 
  • There are specific courses for GCP (clinical) archiving and for GLP/scientific archiving.
  • Numbers are limited to a maximum of 10 per session in order to ensure all delegates have the opportunity to participate and interact with trainers.
  • Further details can be found on the GLP and GCP training courses page.

Management of Electronic Records training course

  • The number of delegates is kept low (typically between 20 and 25) to ensure all have the opportunity to engage and contribute to the workshop discussions.
  • Early bird discounts are available for those booking in advance.
  • Further details can be found on the Electronic Records course page.

TMF Essentials

  • This is a new one-day training course that would be suitable for anyone with responsibility for establishing or maintaining trial master files.
  • We cover a range of practical issues associated with TMF maintenance.
  • The content is applicable for both paper and electronic trial master files.
  • Early bird discounts are available for those booking in advance.
  • Further details can be found on the TMF Essentials course page.

GXP Inspection Readiness

  • This is a new one-day training course, running for the first time on 13 September 2017.
  • This interactive and informative course is designed to provide insight and information to help individuals prepare for a regulatory inspection from a Records Management perspective. 
  • The course identifies the types of GxP inspections, the regulatory bodies involved, and when and how an inspection might occur.
  • Early bird discounts are available for those booking in advance.
  • Further details can be found on the GXP Inspection Readiness course page.

Introduction to GXP Records Management

  • This one-day comprehensive training course has been designed to look at records relevant to the main GxPs, including Good Clinical Practice, Good Pharmacovigilance Practice and Good Laboratory Practice, among others.
  • The content covers general records management principles and regulations, the advantages and disadvantages of paper and electronic files, and key features of Electronic Document Records Management Systems. 
  • Early bird discounts are available for those booking in advance.
  • Further details can be found on the Introduction to GXP Records Management course page.

ISO 15489 Records Management

  • This new one-day comprehensive training course has been designed to look at documents collected from the main GXPs, including Good Clinical Practice, Good Pharmacovigilance Practice and Good Laboratory Practice, among others.
  • This interactive workshop introduces attendees to the core principles of records management as defined in ISO-15489.
  • The course focusses on the practical application of those principles to evaluate and improve record management systems, policies and practices to better ensure compliance with legal and GxP regulatory requirements.
  • Early bird discounts are available for those booking in advance. 
  • Further details can be found on the ISO 15489 Records Management course page.