Good Clinical Practice training

Good clinical practice (GCP) is the international standard for conducting clinical research

Good Clinical Practice training (GCP) aims to ensure that:

  • Research is conducted properly 
  • The people involved in research are safe 
  • Research results are reliable and can be used to support the introduction of new treatments

About the program 

In collaboration with the National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) in the UK, we have developed the Introduction course for those involved in clinical research in Australia. This course helps clinical researchers integrate GCP into their everyday work. 

We offer introductory and refresher training. NIHR-trained good clinical practice facilitators working in a clinical research environment deliver the training. You will receive a valid certificate for three years upon completion of the course. 

Process for enrolment 

The Introduction to Good Clinical Practice course consists of five one-hour modules. We have designed it to provide participants with a sound knowledge of the standards required when conducting clinical research. These modules are:  

  • The Standards 
  • Study Set Up 
  • Informed Consent 
  • Case Report Form and Data Entry 
  • Safety Reporting

This course encourages you to discuss GCP and share best practice. 

We hold courses either in Parkville or on-site at your organisation. 

We offer ICH E6 GCP Investigator Site Training that meets the minimum criteria for ICH GCP Investigator Site Personnel Training, identified by TransCelerate BioPharma as necessary to enable mutual recognition of GCP training among trial sponsors. 

Contact us about the Good Clinical Practice training

Reserve a place for GCP training or request further information including course cost by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

For general enquiries, contact the Clinical Research Development & Operations (CRDO) at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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