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Skills to Compete – Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Traineeship

The aim of this programme is to provide the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to undertake fluid transfer related tasks, interpret and use PFD’s and P&ID’s and operate process control equipment complying with relevant health, safety and environmental regulations and controls in the life sciences industry.

On successful completion of the programme, learners may progress to further education and training or to employment.

Start Date: 18-06-2023Hours/week: 31 Hrs 15 MinsDuration: 43 weeks

Timetable

Day Mornings Afternoons Evenings
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Education Requirements
Applicants seeking entry to the programme must have achieved a minimum of a QQI Level 4 Major Award or its equivalent prior to entry to the programme. ECDL or equivalent desirable.

Age Requirements
Applicants must have reached the statutory school leaving age


Learning Aptitude
Good numerical and communication skills are essential including verbal and written command of
the English language.


Previous Experience
N/A

Module Award Body
Health, Safety And Environmental Awareness (5N2158) Health, Safety & Environmental Awareness (5N2158) QQI
Continuous Improvement In Manufacturing (5N1915) Continuous Improvement in Manufacturing (5N1915) QQI
Quality And Good Manufacturing Practice (5N1959) Quality & Good Manufacturing Practice (5N1959) QQI
It & Process Control
Plant Utilities (5N3484) Plant Utilities (5N3484) QQI
Unit Operations
Induction
Career Planning And Job Seeking Skills
In- Company-Workplace Competence Schedule
IASSC – Lean Six Sigma (Yellow Belt) IASSC Certified Yellow Belt (IASSC-CYB) IASSC
On completion of the training programme, trainees will be able to:

1- INDUCTION
State the planned outcomes and the conditions attached to attendance on the course; apply good
safety, health and hygiene practices; state the basic principle involved in environmental issues
and explain the meaning of equal opportunities.

2-QUALITY AND GOOD MANUFACTURING PRACTICE (5N1959)
Perform a range of manufacturing tasks in compliance with quality standards and good
manufacturing practice

3-HEALTH, SAFETY AND ENVIRONMENTAL AWARENESS (5N2158)
Perform a range of tasks in compliance with current health, safety and environmental regulations
and controls for the manufacturing or services sector.

4-PLANT UTILITIES (5N3484)
Undertake a range of fluid transfer related tasks whilst working at operative level in the life
sciences manufacturing sector.

5- CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT IN MANUFACTURING (5N1915)
(Six-Sigma Yellow Belt CSSC)
Utilise a range of continuous improvement methodologies whilst working at operative level in the life sciences manufacturing sector.

6-UNIT OPERATIONS
Describe principle of unit operations and discuss theory and application of typical unit operations
in pharmaceutical manufacturing; such as fluid flow, heat transfer, separation, milling, interpret
and use Piping and Instrumentation Diagrams and Process Flow Diagrams. Operate desktop
Chemical Reactors, Filtration Unit and Solids Study Bench equipment.

7-IT & PROCESS CONTROL
Explain the role and responsibilities of a process operator in pharmaceutical manufacturing;
describe the purpose of the equipment used in automation systems; operate process control
equipment through use of control panels, dedicated controllers, programmable logic controllers,
computers and basic word processing software.

8-CAREER PLANNING AND JOB SEEKING SKILLS
Plan and achieve realistic work goals.

9-IN COMPANY WORK PLACEMENT
Demonstrate a broad range of occupational competencies in a real work environment.

Provider

Contracted Training Course


Location

Waterford Training Centre


Facilities

  • Free Parking

Contact Details

Course Contact:
Course Recruitment Waterford Wexford Training Services

Email:
recruit@wwetb.ie

Phone:
051-301500 051-301555