OECD Principles of Good Laboratory Practice


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This training course is based on the OECD Principles of Good Laboratory Practice (GLP). If you are interested in attending this course, please email trainingservices@nata.com.au or phone our team on 1800 621 666 to discuss your requirements.

Non-Members: $1485.00 (including 10% tax)
Members: $1320.00 (including 10% tax)

Length: 2 days

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This course will explain how to manage the conduct of non-clinical environmental health and safety studies in accordance with the OECD Principles of GLP. These should be followed to collect data for the registration of chemicals such as pharmaceuticals, agricultural and veterinary products, and industrial chemicals.


Staff from facilities who conduct non-clinical environmental health and safety studies. This would also assist sponsors who may be submitting data to regulators both here and overseas.


  • Overview of good laboratory practices.
  • Hierarchy of the OECD Principles of GLP and associated documents.
  • Management of test facilities and sites including roles and responsibilities of study personnel.
  • Quality assurance and conducting audits of studies.
  • Managing equipment, procedures and methods, test and reference items and study data records.
  • Preparation of study plans and reports.
  • Archiving.


After completion of this course participants will be able to:

  • Document operations and activities in accordance with the OECD Principles of GLP
  • Delineate the roles and responsibilities of management, study director/principal investigator, QA, archivist, study personnel and more
  • Plan and conduct a study that meets the requirements of the OECD Principles of GLP
  • Effectively record study raw data
  • Compile a GLP Study Report
  • Archive records and materials in a GLP compliant manner
  • Implement a GLP compliant QA program
  • Identify the relevant requirements of the OECD Principles of GLP in relation to multi-site studies
  • Plan and conduct validation of computerised systems

If you have any questions please contact:

NATA Training Services Group
Phone: 1800 621 666
Email: trainingservices@nata.com.au