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Qualification: Process worker in the production of pharmaceutical ingredients (no legal status)

Process worker in the production of pharmaceutical ingredients (no legal status)

Qualification Information

The candidate:

  • plans, prepares, performs and controls own work,
  • makes rational use of energy, material and time in accordance with technological standards, procedures and norms,
  • protects health and the environment,
  • communicates with co-workers,
  • prepares and batches raw materials,
  • carries out the biosynthetic fermentation process,
  • carries out the isolation and/or drying process,
  • manages and controls an automated line in chemical synthesis,
  • packages products,
  • carries out storage between phases.

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The candidate demonstrates attainment of the knowledge, skills and competences defined in the catalogue of standards of vocational knowledge and skills.

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VALIDATION

During the counselling process, the candidate prepares a portfolio. The relevant committee assesses the portfolio and recognises the catalogue content in part or in full. If the committee is unable to recognise all catalogue content, it assigns tasks to the candidate for verification.

METHOD OF VERIFICATION

Practical verification with an oral presentation.
 

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  • Completed elementary education
  • two years' work experience in the pharmaceutical or chemical industry and
  • medical check-up for work in the pharmaceutical industry.

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Providers of procedures for identifying and validating national vocational qualifications are entered in a register of providers maintained in the relevant collection of the national reference point for vocational qualifications. Providers include: vocational schools, enterprises, inter-enterprise training centres, adult education centres, chambers of commerce, etc.

NQF Level: 
4
Access requirements: 
  • Completed elementary education
  • two years' work experience in the pharmaceutical or chemical industry and
  • medical check-up for work in the pharmaceutical industry.
Ways to acquire: 

The candidate demonstrates attainment of the knowledge, skills and competences defined in the catalogue of standards of vocational knowledge and skills.