Prepare for a career in Canada’s strong pharmaceutical sector – a rewarding field that is seeing continuous job growth and demand in response to our growing and aging population. You will help to ensure access to better, safer drugs and consumer products, including in the areas of medical cannabis and health products, by using your training to contribute to effective formulations, dosages and manufacturing processes and the assurance of quality for a wide variety of products.
As a graduate, your knowledge and skills will encompass the validation and standardization of formulations, methods and processes and the ability to conduct experiments following scientific methodology that includes data analysis, proper documentation of observations and analyses, and clear summaries and recommendations. Featuring a 280-hour field placement, this program will set you on the path for a life-changing career that allows you to make a positive impact on the millions of Canadians who rely on the products you will help produce to improve and maintain their health.
Diploma or degree in chemistry, life sciences, pharmaceutical sciences, pharmacy or a related field.
A minimum of two courses must be in chemistry and one of these courses must have a lab component.
Proof of English language proficiency required.
For candidates with a diploma or advanced diploma, five years of experience working in the pharmaceutical industry or a related field is recommended.
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Year one domestic: $5,077 (CAD)
Year one international: $16,207 (CAD)
WHAT YOU COULD BE
Quality control technologist
Pharmaceutical manufacturing technologist
INTAKES AND AVAILABILITY
Date Domestic Availability International Availability
September 2022 Open Open