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This wholly online, self-paced course provides a overview of quality management systems, their benefits and what you need to consider before implementation.

Outlining four key quality management system standards and who they are for, this course is aimed at professionals (such as those considering translating research to a product, service providers to MedTech and Pharma etc.) where quality systems will facilitate business success.

  • Overview of quality
  • Overview of quality management systems
  • ISO introduction
  • ISO 9001 Quality management systems — Requirements
  • ISO 13485 Medical devices — Quality management systems — Requirements for regulatory purposes
  • ISO 17025 General requirements for the competence of testing and calibration laboratories
  • Good Laboratory Practice (GLP)
  • CAPA at the Heart of QMS
  • Where to begin your QMS implementation

This course is open to anyone interested in learning more about quality management systems and how they help with continuous improvement, customer satisfaction and overall business success. You may be a subject matter expert, in research, a clinician, in a start-up, a supplier or a graduate with interest.

Format and Course Length

The training is delivered entirely online as individual, self-paced eLearning with interactive elements and videos to keep you engaged. The QMS Primer may take you 2 hours or more if you do it all, but you have complete control over what content you undertake and you can complete it over multiple sessions as you need; the eLearning system will save your progress so you can return to continue from where you left off.

What Do I Need?

You just need a device with an internet connection and modern internet browser to launch and run the course.

This QMS Primer is Free!

The QMS Primer is supported and fully funded by the REDI initiative, powered by MTPConnect so there is no cost to you.

Because this online course is flexible allowing trainees to pick and choose which sections to cover and to what extent, there is no assessment or meaningful no pass mark and so no Certificate is available.


Available until 28 February 2023. Funding extended to 30 April 2023.

Register free now and we'll setup your account, usually within 1-2 business days. Once your account is setup, we'll e-mail you with your login ID and links to set a password and login. You can undertake the training at any time because the eLearning will be available virtually 24/7. You will have 30 days to complete the training.

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More advanced training available under the MTPConnect REDI initiative

The QMS Primer is offered to help participants understand Quality Management System basics and which QMS Standard best aligns to their needs before attending deep-dive instructor-led training on a specific QMS Standard as listed below.

If you are sufficiently aware of your needs, you may directly register for the following detailed training workshops without undertaking the QMS Primer:

Still have questions? Please contact us to discuss your interest and how we can help.

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