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Sunday, May 29, 2022
About Us

 What do we do?

Academic Advance offers a wide variety of courses aimed at building practical workplace skills to support you in your current role and future career development. Our academy aims to empower organisations and individuals to deliver the desired results in their work through the provision of effective training and support services.

 Our vision

Our vision is to be a leading service provider of quality training and best practice in the following fields:

 Critical skills

 Clinical research

 Grant management

 Human resource management

 Our history

Academic Advance was originally established to address the increasing training needs of organisations operating within a donor funded and clinical research environment and has since expanded our training offer.

 Wits Health Consortium (Pty) Limited

Academic Advance is a division of Wits Health Consortium (Pty) Limited (“WHC“) and WHC is a wholly owned Company of the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg (South Africa) under its Faculty of Health Sciences. WHC provides Faculty with a legal framework within which to operate the research and other activities necessary to support its academic objectives. In addition WHC offers a range of products and services to the Academics conducting these activities in order to assist with the management thereof.

WHC was formed in March 1998 to harness and stimulate the commercial potential within Faculty, and in particular to capitalise on clinical research.

 Accreditation and recognition

Certain courses are HPCSA accredited and delegates will be able to earn CPD points for these courses.  

This ICH E6 GCP Investigator Site Training 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.