Certified Validation Professional
This certification has been designed to help manufacturers gain awareness of quality requirements regarding validation and the nature of special processes. The certification is designed for Quality, Product Development and Manufacturing personnel involved in process validation, Regulatory Affairs Managers and auditors of manufacturing firms (internal and external).
This certification reduce development time with better understanding of validation, faster market access with more compliant products, Increase sales and customer satisfaction with professional development and knowledge sharing. The validation programme is ideal for anyone in the food industry who is tasked with validation.
The case study based approach in certification programme is designed for working professionals in full time employment who want to update their knowledge and gain required skills and attitude in the area in order to become a certified Validation professional in the domain. This certification is also beneficial for professionals from different streams to help them intensify their knowledge. This is an advanced certification having rigorous case studies based methodology throughout the duration.
Certified Study Resources
- Introduction to Validation
- Validation: Ins and Outs
The participants must have three years of on-the-job experience in any of related areas. Any Life Science , Home Science, Agriculture, Food graduate/ B.Pharm/M. pharm/MSc. /PhD in Science disciplines/ any diploma /degree holders, working professionals of any of the following industry types, Food products manufacturing, Ayurvedic food products, Food Processing industry, Retail, and Food Service establishments, Food Packaging, Food/Food ingredient-based Research, Biotechnology or any related industry are highly encouraged to apply for the programme as long as they have the required three years of on-the-job experience . Those who have completed their post graduation will need to have 2 years of on-the-job experience and those who have completed their PhD will need to have 1 year of on-the-job experience. Selection will be based on the participants profile. IGMPI reserves the right to reject any application with full fee refund.
The registration dates for this certification run by the institute are updated timely on the website. Effective E-learning tools incorporated into the curriculum make the certification lectures, videos and study material easily accessible. This gives huge window of self-regulated and self-paced performance to the participants. After registration is confirmed by the institute, the requisite study resources, assessment test papers will be dispatched to the participants. The study resources are considered sufficient for the preparation of the certification exam. However, the participants should feel free to go through other study resources as well. The certification examination will be notified after 2 months of the registration.
Certification and Membership Fees
Rs. 8,500/- for Indian nationals and 300 USD for overseas students. This covers the certification registration fee and examination fee. An additional membership fee of Rs 4500/-( USD 125 for overseas) is optional to pay in order to avail the services of Certified Study Resources and training for the preparation of the certification exam.
Assessment & Certification
All the participants are expected to appear for online assessment. After successful completion the participants will be certified as professional in Validation by IGMPI. For all the above mentioned elaborate study resources, Assessment test papers and case studies would be provided by the Institute from time to time. Details get updated on the website as well. The certification will be awarded after the required levels of knowledge, skills, professionalism and attitude are assessed through the IGMPI assessment process.
In case the participant is not able to pass the certification exam in first attempt/exam notification, he/she will have to re- register for the next scheduled examination by submitting re- registration form along with the re- registration fee of Rs. 1500/-(50 USD). However, the participants will be given sufficient flexibility in scheduling their First certification exam.