Introduction to CE Marking Training Course

This one day course will teach you how to start making informed decisions with regards to meeting the requirements of the EU Medical Devices Directives. On completion of the training, participants will be able to identify the steps required to reduce the risks and uncertainty in the EU regulatory process and thus bring products to the EU market more quickly.

Who should attend?

  • Senior management
  • Regulatory, quality, design, development, manufacturing, marketing managers and
  • Organizations preparing „own branding‟ or „private labelling‟ of devices.

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What will I learn?

On completion of this training, participants will be able to:

  • Explain the European CE marking approach with respect to medical devices, active
    implantables and IVDs, including borderlines with other products, as covered by the three
    Council Directives (MDD, AIMDD, IVDD) and the underlying Commission Directives such as the animal tissue directive and blood derivative directives
  • Prepare a clinical evaluation in accordance with MED DEV 2.7.1 and GHTF Guidance
  • Explain the significance of the EU risk classification criteria for medical devices in
    determining the conformity assessment routes and quality assurance requirements for the
    various risk classes, as well as the routes to compliance for borderline products that include pharmaceuticals, human derivatives and/or engineered tissues
  • Describe the role of the essential requirements as the basis for CE marking, including the
    use of standards
  • Describe the role of clinical data and risk management
  • Identify the necessary steps required for post market surveillance and for reporting adverse incidents under the vigilance system
  • Identify technical documentation requirements.

What's included?

  • Training course notes
  • Lunch
  • Refreshments


There is no prerequisite from this course but participants will benefit from a basic knowledge of medical device use or manufacture.