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Good Laboratory Practice

GLP ensures the quality and integrity of data

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Study method
3 hours · Self-paced
Access to content
90 days
No formal qualification
3 CPD hours / points
  • Certificate of completion - Free

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Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) regulations were developed in the late 1970s in response to malpractice in research and development activities by pharmaceutical companies and the Clinical Research Organisations (CROs). GLP regulates the practices of scientists working on the safety testing of prospective drugs. Compliance with GLP ensures the quality and integrity of data and that a true representation of that data is presented to the regulatory authorities.

This interactive and engaging course examines the reasons why GLP is needed. It examines the regulations themselves, considers the personnel, equipment and facilities needed to conduct a GLP-compliant nonclinical laboratory study and uses scenarios to look at how these regulations apply in our own workplaces.


Certificate of completion

Digital certificate - Included


3 CPD hours / points
Accredited by The CPD Certification Service

Course media



Introduction to GLP

  • Why is GLP needed?
  • What is the history of GLP?
  • What is GLP?

Chapter 1 - General Provisions

  • Essential Definitions

Chapter 2 - Organisation & Personnel

  • Who are personnel in a non-clinical laboratory study?
  • Inspection of a Testing Facility
  • Roles and Responsibilities
  • Quality Assurance Unit

Chapter 3 - Facilities

  • Facility Requirements
  • Animal Facilities
  • Animal Supply Facilities

Chapter 4 - Equipment

  • Fitness for Purpose
  • GLP Expectations for Maintenance and Calibration of Equipment

Chapter 5 - Testing Facilities Operations

  • SOPs
  • Quality Assurance
  • Animal Care

Chapter 6 - Test & Control Articles

  • Definitions
  • Storage and Handling
  • Mixtures of Articles with Carriers

Chapter 7 - Protocol for and Conduct of a Nonclinical Laboratory Study

  • What is a protocol and what should it contain?
  • Study Conduct

Chapter 8 - Records and Reports

  • Recording and Reporting Requirements
  • Archiving
  • Record Retention Rules

Chapter 9 - Disqualification of Testing Facilities

  • Purpose of Disqualification
  • Grounds for Disqualification
  • Processes and Procedures

Who is this course for?

Anyone working within clinical research.

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Hi, is a pdf format course? Kind Regards


Hello. No this course is not in pdf format. Once you have purchased, it will direct you to our website where you can use a one-time access code to access the course online. The course can be taken from anywhere, at any time and on any device but it does require an internet connection. The course uses interactive technology such as videos and quizzes, as well as different displays to convey the information. Hope this helps.

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