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This pharmaceutical and biotechnology advanced diploma program is specifically designed to enhance the knowledge and skill set of an individual with an existing Science / Engineering / Technology Degree or Diploma. This PG pharma course covers a wide range of subjects that include pharmaceutical and biotechnological skill development in QA, QC, R&D, formulation, technology transfer, validation and regulatory affairs. Pharmaceutical & Biotechnology Advanced Diploma holders are competitively qualified to work in many sectors such as Pharmaceutical Quality Control and Quality Assurance, Manufacturing Formulation, Pharmaceutical Technology Transfer, Pharmaceutical Process Validation, Pharmaceutical Regulatory Affairs, Pharmaceutical Clinical Research.
NACPT’s commitment to perfection is demonstrated through the faculty members who are recognized, experts. Our advanced diploma in biotechnology curriculum engages the students in experiential learning through intensive training, optional industry exposure or internship, guest speaker’s sessions, project work to foster their growth in the Pharmaceutical & Biotechnology sector.
You will closely work with the institution to go through the entire industrial exposure. Upon meeting the criteria students will have access to industrial testing laboratories or the Research and Development (R&D) facilities.
NACPT offers its unique job development program for all graduates. Being a part of the program will allow the graduates to work with an industry professional, individually, to obtain the maximum job opportunities in the Pharmaceutical & Biotechnology industry. As part of the job development program, the career development team will help each NACPT graduate tailor the resume, prepare candidates for specific job positions, conduct mock interviews, connect with industry experts, and have exclusive access to the job market. Every qualified student will receive references on particular projects completed under this program. You will also have the opportunity to with NACPT alumni working in pharma or related sectors.
NACPT has designed this Job Development Program to help the students prepare a career plan knowing the industry better through expert advice. Please note that this program is optional and is not mandatory for graduation. Learn More.
GRANTS / SCHOLARSHIPS / EDUCATIONAL PLANS
NACPT offers various grants under the Government of Canada as well as scholarships to our students who are qualified for the same. Find out all the available grants from the link below.
GCCP01 – Good Manufacturing and Good Clinical Practices
ILTP02 – Introduction to Laboratory Testing & GLP
PMVT01 – Pharmaceutical / Bio-Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Formulation & Validation Technology
ICS002 – Introduction to Clinical Studies
STW005 – Scientific-Technical Writing
HPL004 – High-performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC)
HPD001 – HPLC Method Development & Method Validation
ETUF05 – Collective Validation
CLVM01 – Cleaning & Sterile Validation
IRA001 – Introduction to Regulatory Affairs
PRV03 – Process Validation
DIS003 – Dissolution & Dissolution Hands-on Training
GCT005 – Gas Chromatography (GC)
GCUV002 – GC Method Development & Method Validation
PKV04 – Packaging Validation & Packaging Components
PRA004 – Professional Regulatory Affairs
A comprehensive skill set is developed in the following areas through this PG pharma program:
Students can be placed in the following biotechnology diploma jobs verticals after pursuing this advanced diploma in biotechnology in Canada:
Please allow for 1 – 2 business days for our administrative team to review your application.
Once your application has been reviewed, our administrative team will contact you to book a meeting for any grant application (if applicable) or to create your payment plan.
– PhD, Biotechnology, M.Sc., Analytical Chemistry
Dr. Carlos Aragon is a Specialist in Process and Products at Sanofi Pasteur Limited, Toronto. He has 15 years of experience working in research laboratories, pharmaceutical and analytical chemistry; research & development and Quality Control achieving results, improving new techniques, procedures and products with advanced scientific knowledge.
– Organic Chemistry, PhD
Dr. AKM Abdul Hai has years of experience as a Product Development Scientist involving API Synthesis and Analytical Method and Formulation. His extensive knowledge of processes of Biopharmaceutical drug products supported his career in Canada and abroad. To name a few, Dr. Hai has worked as a Scientist in Matesci Inc, Scarborough and CMI Cosmetic, Toronto. Dr. Hai completed his PhD from Okayama University, Japan and acquired specialisation in Organo-copper Chemistry from Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden. He also obtained a Post Graduate Diploma in Industrial Pharmaceutical and Bio pharmaceutical Modern Technology.
– B.Sc.in Pharma Chemistry, M.Sc.in Pharma Sciences at University of Toronto
Gaurav Raval has joined the NACPT Lead Training Team in 2020 as part of the Cannabis Quality Control and Quality Assurance department. It is his job to train students and employees in cannabis analytical testing, method development and validation using HPLC, GC and Dissolution Apparatus.
Karim Meghji is a well-seasoned senior scientist with 25 years work experience in pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, CRO/CMO and CDMO companies. He acquired his MSc. in Biology from the University of Waterloo where he conducted research in microbial biotechnology and wrote a thesis on production, purification, and characterization of extracellular carboxylesterases from B. subtilis.
– B.Sc., Post Graduate Pharma QA & QC, MBA / TECH
Rathi Param is the president/founder of NACPT Pharma College, International Medical Cannabis Association (IMCA), and Validation Tech Inc. Rathi earned her B.Sc. in Chemistry from University Ottawa, MBA in Technology from the University of Phoenix and Post Graduate Pharmaceutical QA & QC Certification from SRN Institute. She is an innovative and creative leader with more than twenty years of hands-on experience in many scientific industries (medical cannabis, medical devices, environmental, food, pharmaceutical and bio-pharmaceutical), complemented with fifteen years of academic and corporate training experience. She possesses extensive expertise and knowledge of Quality Control, Quality Assurance, Formulation, Validation, Technology Transfer, Manufacturing Technology, Process Improvements, Auditing, and Inspection.
– PhD, Organic Chemistry
Dr. Ravi Tan is currently working as Manager, Research & Development, Cobalt Pharmaceuticals and has been a part of North American College of Pharmaceutical Technology team since 2011. He has 20 years of laboratory and administrative experience in various pharmaceutical companies in Canada. Dr. Tan worked as a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow at University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, United Kingdom. His progressive knowledge on the technical, managerial and regulatory side of the pharmaceutical industry is something worth noticing.