Housed in the new Anne-Marie Edward Science building, the laboratory spaces are designed to train students in both sterile and non-sterile manufacturing processes, dry-form manufacturing, liquid/ointment/cream manufacturing, fermentation, harvesting, sample-testing techniques and quality control as well as the packaging of various dosage forms.
AS A BIOPHARMA STUDENT, YOU WILL LEARN FLEXIBLE AND TRANSFERABLE SKILLS IN THE FOLLOWING AREAS:
- Problem Solving
- Decision Making
- Professional Ethics
- Health and Safety
During your final semester you will be introduced to the job market and will gain invaluable work experience by completing a stage at a local company.
THIS PROGRAM IS FOR YOU IF…
- You are interested in Science and Technology
- You are organized, meticulous, and have good problem-solving skills
- You are interested in a career in the bio-technology sector
- You enjoy working independently and as a member of a team
WHERE BIOPHARMA CAN TAKE YOU!
Graduates will find work with companies employing bio-processing as well as traditional production techniques such as:
- Food & Beverage production
SAMPLE COURSE PATH
Introduction to Chemistry, Computerized Systems, Introduction to the Profession, Good Manufacturing Practice 1, Liquid Manufacturing 1
Statistics, EHS & Toxicology, Production Best Practices, Good Manufacturing Practice 2, Liquid Manufacturing 2
Applied Physics, Quality Control, Production Planning, OSD Manufacturing 1, Packaging 1
Microbiology, OSD Manufacturing 2, Packaging 2, Sterile Manufacturing 1, Quality Assurance 1
Bioprocessing, Validation 1, Sterile Manufacturing 2, Quality Assurance 2
Introduction to Controls & Automation, Production Management, Clean Utilities & Equipment, Continuous Improvement, Validation 2, Stage
You can submit your job stage/internship offers for this program through the following link: click here
CEGEP ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
A Secondary School Diploma which includes:
Secondary 5 Language of Instruction, Secondary 5 Second Language, Secondary 4 Mathematics, Secondary 4 Science and Technology or Secondary 4 Applied Science and Technology, Secondary 4 History and Citizenship Education.
OR a Secondary School Vocational Diploma which includes:
Secondary 5 Language of Instruction, Secondary 5 Second Language, Secondary 4 Mathematics.
OR Applicants who have not studied in Québec must have education deemed equivalent by the College.
This program has specific prerequisites.
- Sec. IV Mathematics Technical & Scientific Option or Sec. IV Mathematics Science Option
HOW DO I APPLY:
John Abbott College is affiliated with the Service régional d’admission du Montréal métropolitain (SRAM) and uses its online application service.
The application deadline is March 1 (Fall semester). Warning: The documents and payment must be submitted by the deadline.
Program start: Fall
- Complete the online application at admission.sram.qc.ca
- Select John Abbott and the program of your choice along with the corresponding SRAM program number: 235.C0.
- If applicable, mail in photocopies of all required documents and the application fee.
Students whose prerequisites are more than five years old should contact the Admissions office.
514-457-6610 x5361, 5355 & 5358
Biopharmaceutical Production Technology