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Get the Skills to Become a Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Technologist

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If you’re interested in training for the in-demand Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Technologist career, come to Oxford College

11.5 Month Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Technologist Program in the Greater Toronto Area

The global pharmaceuticals market is rapidly increasing and is expected to reach $1170 billion in 2021*, assuring a promising career outlook for aspiring Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Technologists. If you are precise, good at following instructions, and have a knack for operating equipment, consider career training for this expanding field.

As a Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Technologist, you would be responsible for the oversight, production, documentation, and quality control for making pharmaceutical drugs. It would be up to you to create and follow strict processes when producing dose-sensitive medication. Maintaining good manufacturing practices, troubleshooting equipment, and ensuring sanitary conditions are also a big part of this role.

Flexible Program Options

If you’re interested in starting a rewarding new career, but you can’t put your entire life on hold to pursue it, you’re in the right place. At Oxford College, we offer flexible class schedules including Morning, Afternoon, Evening and Weekend sessions. We also offer flexible learning options (Online, Hybrid and In-person) for many of our programs.

For more information about Oxford College’s flexible program options, inquire today!

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Sedrick Samuda, Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Technologist Graduate

Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Technologist

11.5 Month Diploma | $58,240 median annual salary***

  • Graduates hired by pharmaceutical, biotechnology & medical device industries
  • Practical, hands-on training through Oxford’s fully-equipped Medical Lab
  • Advance into Pathology, Clinical Chemistry, Immunology and much more!

*** visited on April 5, 2024. Salary source for pharmaceutical production technicians in Ontario with lowest 10% earning $37,440 to the highest 10% of workers earning $93,995.

Become Qualified in Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Technology

The pharmaceutical sector is exploding, with demand for skilled labour never being higher. So much so that employers are coming straight to Oxford College’s program to recruit our graduates.

Oxford College’s intensive Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Technologist program is specifically designed to bring you complete, hands-on training. You will gain a comprehensive understanding of pharmaceutical drug development and manufacturing.

During the Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Technologist program, you’ll learn how to:

  • Operate electronic or computerized control panels from a central control room to monitor and optimize physical and chemical processes for several processing units
  • Control processes start-up, shutdown, and troubleshooting
  • Monitor outside process equipment
  • Adjust equipment, valves, pumps, and controls, and process equipment
  • Authorize or co-sign maintenance work orders
  • Shut down, isolate, and prepare process units or production equipment for maintenance
  • Sample products, perform tests, record data, carry out statistical process control on process operations, and write production logs
  • Develop operator procedures for normal operation, start-up, or shutdown of unit
  • Participate in safety audits and programs, and provide emergency response when required
  • Ensure adherence to safety and environmental regulations

You may also be called upon to rotate between different processing units during shift cycles as well as train other workers and co-lead with supervisory responsibilities.

Oxford College Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Technologist Program 4K

Is a Career as a Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Technologist Right for You? Take the Oxford College “Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Technologist Career Training Readiness Quiz”

This fun, online quiz takes 3-minutes to complete and you’ll get a personalized report. Identify your strengths and social style plus the training and positions you’re best suited for. Get your Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Technologist Career Training Readiness score now!

Train on State-of-the-Art Facilities (Yes, Really!)

The term “state-of-the-art” gets thrown around a lot, but we really mean it! Our modern facilities are truly clinical-grade. Here, you’ll train on laboratory equipment, the same technology you’ll encounter when you enter the field. Learning in a professional environment on this machinery gives you the first-hand experience and confidence that you need to excel when you enter an actual workplace lab.

Countless Career Opportunities

Graduates are employed in pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical devices, food, cosmetics, natural product, and nutraceutical industries.

Upon completion of the program, you may find employment as:

  • Pharmaceutical Production Technician
  • Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Technician
  • Process Validation Technician
  • Compounding Technician

Career Services

After your training, we won’t leave you hanging. Career Services is here to help you throughout your entire career training journey and afterwards, too. From organizing placements at prominent companies to helping you with your resume, cover letter, and interview tips, you’ll feel confident that you’re putting your best foot forward when it comes time for you to enter into the profession. What’s more, you can access our services after graduation if you need help with the employment hunt. Because when you become a student at Oxford College, you join the Oxford family for life!

Financial Aid

Many people need extra financial assistance to attend school. At Oxford, we believe that finances should not be a barrier for anyone seeking higher education. That’s why we have many funding programs in place, including OSAP, Second Career, and private student loans, to name a few. We will also work with you to set up manageable monthly payment plans for you. Sit down with a financial aid advisor, and they’ll help to assess your situation and create a funding plan that works for you.

Is a Rewarding Career in Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Technology Right For You? Get More Info…

If you’re interested in learning more about Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Technology and exploring if this is the right career path for you, fill out the form on this page to receive more information.

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*According to The Business Research Company.

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