Basic course in GLP – Good Laboratory Practice


This course will provide you with the basic knowledge and understanding needed for working in a GLP environment. The course will go through all 10 chapters of the OECD principles of GLP and introduce the other 21 parts of the OECD GLP series as well as other relevant guidance, so the participant will know where to find more information when needed. The content will be illustrated with the lecture’s own experiences from starting up and working in a GLP lab for over 10 years.

Course content

The course will cover, among others, the following topics:

  • GLP basics – what is GLP, when should you use it? Who are the different actors in the GLP system?
  • GLP terminology and basic concepts of GLP
  • Content of study plan and report
  • Roles and responsibilities for the different positions withing a GLP lab
  • Quality assurance programme
  • Test and reference items, and the importance of test item characterization
  • GLP requirements for
    • Facilities
    • Apparatus, Material, and Reagents
    • Test systems
  • GLP in vitro and Good in vitro Method Practices (GIVIMP)
  • Multi-site studies
  • Computerized systems and data integrity
  • GLP inspections
  • How to verify the GLP status of a study
  • GLP vs ISO/IEC 17025

Who should attend?

Anyone who wants to learn about the OECD GLPs, e.g. personnel newly employed in a GLP lab, people who wants to start up a GLP facility, GLP professionals who need to refresh their GLP knowledge, receiving authorities of GLP studies.

Previous knowledge level

None related to GLP, but it is good if you have some basic understanding of testing methods and/or the laboratory environments where GLP is to be used.



No. persons
3 persons or more 15% if registered and invoiced together for the same course.
Date & Time
November 12, 2024
9.00-17.00 CET - Fall 2024
IndustryCombination products, Medical Device, Pharmaceuticals

Kristina Fant