Topic outline

  • Responsible Person and Good Distribution Practice - formally recognised by MHRA (Cogent Gold Standard Approved Training)

    A lively and interactive 3 day RP and GDP course, focusing on the key requirements for the distribution and storage of pharmaceutical products and materials. Our training enables delegates to understand and effectively implement the principles of GDP at their facilities, as well as to carry out the role of the RP.

    Course Code FBE-058


    Delivery Classroom
    Role Role: Laboratory, Operator, Other, Manager/Senior Manager, Supervisor, Technician
    Competence Functional and Behavioural
    Sector Sector: Healthcare (NHS), Industrial Biotechnology, Medical Biotechnology, Pharmaceuticals

    This Course is Aimed at

    • Trainee RPs
    • RPs looking for a training refresher
    • New warehouse supervisors and managers or personnel who are new to GDP operations
    • Warehouse operatives, supervisors and managers who are new to the pharmaceutical industry
    • Auditors who are expected to inspect storage facilities
    • Personnel from new distribution operations


    This 3 day GDP and Responsible Person training course provides you with a thorough understanding of the regulatory requirements for operating within a storage and distribution centre for materials or medicinal products in the pharmaceutical industry.

    It will also give a practical understanding of the systems and processes required to be implemented to ensure that your operation is compliant and delivers product that is safe and efficacious in an efficient manner.

    Interactive discussion groups provide a great opportunity to network with others in the same industry and learn from their experiences.

    This course is suitable for all levels of people involved in the handling and storage of medicines and pharmaceutical materials, from those working for multi-national companies distributing product worldwide to small independent warehouses wholesaling medicines.

    Programme Content and Key Areas

    • Falsified medicines
    • The EMA and EU Directives
    • The MHRA and UK regulations
    • Authorisations and GDP guidelines
    • All elements of the quality management system, including qualification of customers and suppliers, transportation, quality agreements and outsourced activities
    • How to become an RP, the duties and responsibilities of an RP and the future role of the RPi post-Brexit

    Learning Outcomes

    By the end of this GDP and Responsible Person training course, you will:

    • Have both the technical and behavioural skills required to be an RP
    • Have knowledge of legislative requirements for the storage and distribution of excipients, active substances and medicinal products
    • Know the fundamental elements of good distribution and storage practices
    • Know practical examples and best practices of how to implement key systems
    • Have a wider network of professionals working in distribution

    To book now contact us.


    Contact Us

     01325 740900

     Send us an enquiry

    If you would like to book onto this course or would like any further information please contact Karen McCallum on 01325 740900.