Applied Technical Skills Training for the Bio-economy

Solid applied technical skills on your team can help reduce risks on the path to commercialization and help achieve success.

Onboarding programs can be enhanced to train staff on key technical skills such as:

  • Scientific Report Writing
  • Good Laboratory Practice (GLP)
  • Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP)
  • Quality Assurance/ Quality Control (QA/QC)
  • Good Clinical Practice (GCP)

Having this introductory knowledge of the key technical skills and knowing how to start applying them can help talent stand out from the crowd when entering the workforce.

BioTalent Canada’s NEW Applied Technical Skills online series

  • Includes five 1-hour courses
  • Gives learners the opportunity to understand their progress through a pre- and post-assessment for the GLP, GMP, QA/QC and GCP courses.
  • Canadian built
  • Available in English and French

Courses

Introduction to Scientific Report Writing for the Bio-economy

This pre-requisite course for the GLP, GMP, QA/QC and GCP courses introduces the various types of report writing required in bio-economy workplaces across Canada. It reviews:

  • the importance of written science communication skills,
  • best practices and principles for writing reports, and
  • the specific reports encountered in GLP, GMP, QA/QC and GCP.

Introduction to Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) for the Bio-economy

Defines and puts into practice GLP while demonstrating:

  • how to incorporate it into all laboratory procedures,
  • how to complete a lab book,
  • different ways to properly use equipment and materials, and
  • the importance of following Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).

Introduction to Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) for the Bio-economy

Defines and puts into practice GMP while demonstrating how to:

  • incorporate it throughout the manufacturing process by following SOPs,
  • meet quality control requirements,
  • run an investigation, and
  • promote workplace health and safety.

Introduction to Quality Assurance and Quality Control (QA/QC) for the Bio-economy

Defines and puts into practice QA /QC while demonstrating:

  • how they relate, how they differ and how they each apply;
  • the importance of following SOPs; and
  • key areas of health and safety and how to promote workplace health and safety.

Introduction to Good Clinical Practice (GCP) for the Bio-economy

Defines and puts into practice GCP while demonstrating:

  • how to incorporate GCP into trials involving human subjects,
  • how to protect the rights and safety of clinical trial subjects,
  • how to ensure quality, integrity and reliability of data gathered from trials, and
  • how to follow GCP guidelines

The new Applied Technical Skills Training Series will launch Fall 2020. If you would like to know how you can take advantage of this series of courses, please contact Patti Galbraith at pgalbraith@biotalent.ca.

 

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