10 Key Providers of Pharma Training Courses

Written by: Lucy Walters
Published on: 4 Feb 2021

With a wide variety of roles available within the pharma industry, it can be difficult to find training courses that target your individual niche. To help you break down your search, we’ve put together this list of 10 key providers of training courses for pharma professionals, with organisations offering training related to roles across the industry including Clinical Research, Biotechnology, Regulatory Affairs, Manufacturing and Distribution, and more.


A training consultancy specialising in Clinical Research, JoBurmester provides interactive online courses following up-to-date GCP and clinical trial conduct, with examples including:

  • GCP Regulations and Guidance
  • COVID-19


A world-leading contract research organisation and provider of specialist training courses covering Good Manufacturing and Distribution Practice, BioPharma and Qualified Person Training, with examples including:

  • QP Pharmaceutical Microbiology
  • Good Manufacturing Practice in the Laboratory
  • QP Pharmaceutical Law and Administration


The International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering connects its members with the latest in scientific, technical and regulatory advancements and provides courses run by industry professionals, with examples including:

  • GMP Auditing for Quality Assurance
  • GMP Sterile Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Facility
  • Managing Cross Contamination with Risk-MaPP

CGX Training

A training provider with a specialist focus on clinical trials, with online classrooms available at both beginner and intermediate levels, with examples including:

  • Clinical Research Associate
  • Clinical Trial Administrator
  • Soft Skills Courses for Clinical Trial Professionals

Honeyman Training

A specialist in pharmaceutical training with courses delivered by experts actively working within the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries, with examples including:

  • Biotechnology: Principles in Practice
  • Aseptic Processing: Principles in Practice
  • Pharmaceutical Sterilisation: Principles in Practice

NSF International

With a focus on helping those within the industry develop their public health and safety standards, NSF International provides pharmaceutical training and education programmes to bring positive changes to the behaviours of both individual and organisations. Examples of available courses include:

  • Pharmaceutical Law and Administration
  • Responsible Person and Good Distribution Practice
  • Pharmaceutical Microbiology


Key2Compliance assists companies across the life sciences industry and provides both short and long training programmes, with examples of available courses including:

  • Effective Root Cause Investigation for the Life Sciences
  • QA/RA Leader Medical Devices
  • GMP FastTrack         

Astra Nova Training

A leading provider of training and certifications for clinical research, pharmaceutical and biotechnology professionals, with examples of available courses including:

  • Good Clinical Practice
  • Good Manufacturing Practice
  • Clinical Trials Risk Management


The professional membership organisation for professionals working within healthcare regulatory affairs and provider of one-day courses including:

  • Essentials of European Pharmaceutical Regulatory Affairs
  • Essentials of European Medical Device Regulatory Affairs


Specialists in training and development and provider of training courses and webinars for pharmaceutical professionals. Examples of available courses include:

  • Leadership Skills for Pharmaceutical Professionals
  • Project Management for Pharma Professionals
  • Drafting and Negotiating Clinical Trial Agreements