Clinical Research Associate Academy

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YOU ARE a graduates with a Life Science, Nursing, Pharmacy or Medical Degree and first working experience in clinical research or in a patient facing role

YOU CAN apply for the sponsored CRA training course provided by VIARES

YOU GET after successful completion of the free CRA training, 3 certificates (GCP, VIARES and ACRP) and the chance to interview for a job with IQVIA

What's included in the Academy:

A Flexible Online Training Course

Our setup enables you to complete this program either next to a full-time job or in a focused effort. 100% of the program is online and the training courses can be completed at any time.

Get Industry Certified

On successful completion of this program, you will be certified and will have acquired knowledge, skills and competencies to start at an entry level role as Clinical Research Associate, In-House Clinical Research Associate or similar.

Job Interview by IQVIA

IQVIA might provide you interview opportunities upon successful completion of the full training program.

Application & Process

In order to be considered for the program you need to follow the outlined application process:

  1. apply for the program if you meet the program criteria
  2. upon invitation complete the online Candidate Assessment
  3. after positive Candidate Assessment take a final admission interview
  4. upon admission complete the CRA training course and the ACRP ELKA 
  5. once you successfully completed the program you will be presented to IQVIA, who will decide about an interview

Application Criteria

Hear from our graduates



VIARES Clinical Research Talent Program is an excellent and timely opportunity in the era of new drugs and vaccines development. It is best fitted to equip those with interests in clinical research with the knowledge and skills to deliver well


in these industries. The holistic nature of the program consolidates and complements my practical understanding of vaccines and drugs development clinical trials and pharmacovigilance. I undoubtedly recommend it to people with career aspirations in clinical research.”




I passed the final exam on the VIARES Clinical Research Talent Program. It was fantastic opportunity to gain new knowledge in clinical research and I would recommend it to anyone interested in the field of clinical trials. Many thanks to Dietmar


Eglhofer for creating this program and all amazing tutors: Eric Klaver, Gavin Chait and Gabriele Disselhoff for very informative courses and webinars.


Customer Reviews

Based on 29 reviews
Nikiwe Mofokeng

I'm happy with it and learning a lot of things I never knew so it's exciting for me

Joshua Wambua

Clinical Research Associate

Cecile Rios
Clinical Research Course

I was an amazing experience, I was busy at work but I managed to finished the course and planning to the exam on November 2, 2022 for my certificate to be released.
Thank you

Amen Kwami Adi-Gbafa

The course is well structured with highly qualified instructors. The assignments were always thought provoking and practical which equips you for the job market.

Mayra Lima Tege

Clinical Research Associate

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Clinical Research Associate Academy

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