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Welcome to the Designated Representative Institute (DRI®) of SkillsPlus International Inc.

Give us a call at (415) 948-5220 (CA) or (954) 873-7422 (FL)
Let's discuss your training needs!

SkillsPlus International Inc. originally incorporated in 1991. We've been in business for more than 20 years, providing quality services to the pharmaceutical, biotech, and medical device industries. While serving the needs of over 500 clients and customers worldwide, it is our mission to provide quality training and consulting services that meet the needs of the client organization. 

Since 2002, SkillsPlus Intl Inc. has offered an approved California Board of Pharmacy Designated Representative training certification course. Establishing our Designated Representative Institute is our commitment to offer the highest quality Designated Representative training certification course available on the market. 

  • Very Popular - More than 5,000 students have received training certification through us.
  • Highly Recommended - Former students and clients praise the easy-to-follow design and the engaging delivery of the course material.
  • Top-Notch Customer Service - Have questions, or need help? We're only a phone call away!

The most important things to explore on this website are:

  • CA Designated Representative training certification (California DR)
  • New! - Learn more, and buy now:  California Designated Representative-3PL Certification Course
  • FL Certified Designated Representative exam preparation (Florida CDR)
  • Other courses of interest to both, such as Writing Procedures for Drug & Device Wholesalers and HMDR

About Us

Allan Dewes 

Allan Dewes, President of SkillsPlus International Inc., possesses over 30 years experience in identifying training needs, and creating & delivering practical, cost-effective training solutions for CGMP, GCP, GLP, QSR, management, and supervisory development. Mr. Dewes facilitates classes for all levels of the organization. Allan is known for delivering exciting, creative, and participative training sessions. An acknowledged leader in the training field, he has spoken at numerous international conventions. He conducts training in all topics offered, including CGMPs, GLPs, SOPs, Root Cause Analysis, Writing Investigation Reports, Managing for Compliance and many more. Allan is the author and publisher of the CGMP Challenge, Inspection Detection, the extremely popular CGMP Trainer's Survival Kit II, Instructor Guides CGMP training programs for pharmaceutical and medical device training, and computer-based training (CBT) materials to support online learning. Prior to working in the pharmaceutical industry, Allan was a staff psychologist. He has worked with a variety of patient populations. Mr. Dewes earned a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Business Administration from Ramapo College of New Jersey, and a Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology, from Towson State University. His graduate research study focused on adult learning, behavior change, and communication. 

Austin Lee 

Austin Lee, PharmD, FASHP, is an experienced learning and development professional. He brings a focus on e-Learning technical support, and a pharmacist's eye to the SkillsPlus International Inc. team. His expertise draws from his work in pharmacy education & training, emergency room clinical pharmacy services, home infusion pharmacy, team & organizational development/facilitation, computer programming, healthcare website development, and multi-year strategic planning. Austin has completed: a Bachelor of Science degree in Microbiology; a Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) degree from the University of California in San Francisco; and a post-graduate Hospital Pharmacy Residency from Duke University Medical Center.

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For additional information, contact Allan Dewes: (415) 948-5220 or skillsplus@aol.com

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