Centennial College - Toronto

Fast Track Biotechnology Technician - Industrial Microbiology Co op. Técnico en Biotecnología - Microbiología Industrial

Centennial College - Toronto
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  • Imparte:
  • Modalidad:
    Presencial en Toronto
  • Precio:
  • Comienzo:
    Septiembre 2019
  • Lugar:
    941 Progress Avenue
    Toronto M1G 3T8
  • Duración:
    2 Años
  • Idioma:
    El Master se imparte en Inglés
  • Titulación:
    Biotechnology Technician - Industrial Microbiology Co op


Qualified college or university graduates gain direct admission into this nationally-accredited one-year program and receive their technician diploma in two semesters. This program prepares you to work as a bench tech (in quality control /quality assurance) in the food, pharmaceutical and cosmetic industries. We provide thorough practical training in industrial microbiology as well as chemistry - analytical, organic and biochemistry. Laboratory techniques, including appropriate safety procedures, are extensively highlighted. A special feature of the program is our focus on the project approach, with independently designed microbiology projects that enhance your problem-solving and research skills.


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

Grade12 English
Grade11 Mathematics
Centennial College expects students applying for admission to certificate or diploma programs to present at minimum an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent or be 19 years of age or older. Possession of minimum admission requirements does not guarantee admission to the program. Grade 12 English C or U and 11 Mathematics C, M or U required.


Intro to Biological Systems
Chemistry 1
College Communications 1
Occupational Health and Safety
Microcomputer Applications for Technology A
Mathematics for Applied Science

Microbiology Techniques
Lab Instrumentation
Inorganic Chem. for Microbiology
College Communications 2
Statistics for Applied Science

Microbiology Project 1
Food Microbiology
Organic Chemistry
Analytical Chemistry
Report Writing in a Technical Environment
Global Citizenship: From Social Analysis to Social Action

Microbiology Project 2
Pharmaceutical Microbiology
Recombinant DNA Technology
Biochemistry 1
General Education Elective

Salidas profesionales

Career Outlook
Quality Assurance Technician
Microbiology Lab Technician
Chemist – Calibration
Sterile specialist
Analytical Chemist / Microbiologist
Microbiology Lab Analyst
QC Raw Material Analyst
Areas of Employment
Not only does national accreditation support program quality, it will also provide mobility once you graduate. Additionally, you will be eligible to apply for certification through the Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists (OACETT) to use the CTech (Certified Technician) professional designation. Graduates typically start their careers as quality control technicians.

The growing field of environmental protection will offer a range of challenging opportunities. Besides laboratory work, you may choose to work in product development, production or sales management.

Among the industries in which you may launch a career will be:

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