Career advancing certificate courses

We offer a range of minor and higher certificate awards focused on the process manufacturing pharmaceutical, medical device and food sectors. Each of them is specifically designed to help you advance your career in these fast-growing sectors.

People from diverse backgrounds use our courses to upskill and equip themselves with the knowledge and insights necessary to secure promising career opportunities.

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Why Study with Innopharma Education? 

Innopharma Education delivers courses designed by industry professionals ensuring you receive the most up to date and relevant STEM skills to advance your career in operator, technician or supervisory roles in the high growth food, pharma and medical device sectors. 

Our courses are flexibly designed to cause minimum distribution to your schedule. Lectures are delivered through our online platform two evenings per week, allowing learners to log on live or catch up when they can. 

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Develop Your Career

There has never been a better time to start or develop your career in the pharmaceutical, food or medtech industries. High-tech skills are in high demand and our dedicated industry liaison team is in constant contact with industry and recruiters to promote both current and past students. Our graduates are sought out by leading employers, with many organisations contacting Innopharma Education directly looking for graduates to fill open roles.

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Industry-Linked Learning

Our courses are uniquely designed to adapt to the lives of individuals. We offer flexible, part-time and blended e-learning solutions that enable you to engage in studies while you continue to work and fulfil other responsibilities, with minimum disruption to your schedule.

Every class is broadcast live, enabling our students to either physically attend or join the class online. Every class is also recorded so you can view class content at a time that suits you and use it to support your revision.

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I have been offered a paid contract role in the projects department of Glaxo Smith Kline. This is proof of the pudding that the course has been a huge success for me.

Liam Burke, Innopharma Graduate, Project Engineer at GSK

Our Certificate Courses

Certificate in Pharmaceutical & Medical Device Operations

This course will up-skill and equip people with the knowledge and skills necessary for these fast-growing sectors.

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Certificate in Food Science & Technology

This course is designed to help you reach your true potential in the food sector.

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Higher Certificate in Process Technologies

This unique course is designed to help you reach your true potential in the medical device, pharmaceutical and food sectors.

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Have a questions?

Frequently Asked Questions

How many are in a class?

Class size is subject to availability. However the typical class size ranges from 30-40 students.

When do the courses start?

We have two intakes throughout the year - September and January. 

Where do your certificate courses run?

This is based on each individual course and start date however we run courses across the following locations in Ireland - Dublin, Cork, Limerick, Waterford, Athlone and Galway. Please note: each location is not guaranteed. 

What are the entry requirements for a certificate course? 

Our certificate programmes are suitable for those with a minimum of a QQI level 5 or leaving certificate qualification. Prior industry experience can also be considered.  

Am I guaranteed a job at the end of the course?

We cannot guarantee a job on completion of our courses. However we do strongly support our students with their career by providing interview skills and CV help.  We have an exceptional reputation for post-graduate employment over 70% of our graduates having gained employment or advanced further their careers within 6 months of graduating from Innopharma run courses.

Where are Innopharma Graduates working?

Our graduates are now working in leading Pharmaceutical, medical Device and Food science companies in Ireland including Pfizer, Servier, Stryker, GSK, Boston Scientific, Astellas, Bristol-Myers Squibb, MSD, Mylan, Fannin Pharma, Oruna, Glanbia, Nestle and many more

Who are your certificate courses for? 

These programmes are targeted at those who wish to develop their career in the pharmaceutical, medical device or food science industries. A substantial focus of the programme will also develop their learners professional skills to enhance their future career opportunities through professional development activities such as interview, presentation and communication skills. 

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Innopharma Education
Ravenscourt Campus, Three Rock Road,
Sandyford, Dublin 18, Ireland

+353 1 485 3346


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