Certificate in Science in Pharmaceutical Technology (Level 6) (Certificate in Science in Pharmaceutical Technology (Level 6))

Waterford Institute of Technology (SPHAR)
Key Programme Details
Award

Minor

NFQ Level

Level 6 About NFQ

Delivery Method

Classroom, Blended

Mode

Part Time

ECTS Credits

60

Department

Science

General Information
Contact

Lorraine Quirke

Email

lquirke@wit.ie

Phone

051834137

Address

Springboard Administrator
School of Education and Lifelong Learning
Waterford Institute of Technology
Cork Road
Waterford

Role

Springboard Administrator

Important Dates
Application Deadline

07/08/2020

Start Date

07/10/2020

End Date

20/08/2021

About this Course

The aim of this Special Purpose Award is to provide participants with a working knowledge and understanding of pharmaceutical technology and its application to the biopharmachem and medtech facilities throughout the region. The programme offers the skill and experience that is required for this growing sector particularly in relation to sterile manufacturing operations. The programme focusses on enabling the practicing professional to enhance their career profile or for the non-practicing participant to improve employability into the Biopharmaceutical and medical device sector.

It is proposed that the Springboard + 2020 programme will be offered to participants irrespective of their employment status over a 12-month duration, and co-delivered with the Higher Certificate in Science (GMP & Technology). Participants will complete either the Work-based Project module or the Work Placement module.

Graduates will be eligible to progress to complete the remaining modules from the Higher Certificate in Science in GMP& Technology.

Entry Requirements

The minimum entry requirements are;
Applicants require an NQI Level 5 or Level 6 Award in either Engineering or Science
Candidates whom do not have a Level 5 or Level 6 Award but have other relevant industry experience, work-based training, education courses, may be eligible for the programme through the WIT Recognition of Prior Learning Process. WIT reserves the right to require applicants to attend for interview to determine their suitability for the programme.

Applicants whose first language is not English must submit evidence of competency in English, please see WIT's English Language Requirements for details. http://www.wit.ie/about_wit/documents_and_policies/english_language_requirements

Long Description

The aim of this Special Purpose Award is to provide participants with a working knowledge and understanding of pharmaceutical technology and its application to the biopharmachem and medtech facilities throughout the region. The programme offers the skill and experience that is required for this growing sector particularly in relation to sterile manufacturing operations. The programme focusses on enabling the practicing professional to enhance their career profile or for the non-practicing participant to improve employability into the Biopharmaceutical and medical device sector.

It is proposed that the Springboard + 2020 programme will be offered to participants irrespective of their employment status over a 12-month duration, and co-delivered with the Higher Certificate in Science (GMP & Technology). Participants will complete either the Work-based Project module or the Work Placement module.

Graduates will be eligible to progress to complete the remaining modules from the Higher Certificate in Science in GMP& Technology.

Semester one Modules
GMP1(Mandatory)
Core Competencies (Mandatory)
Fundamentals of Chemistry (Mandatory)
Fundamentals of Biology (Mandatory)

Semester Two Modules
Contamination Control/ Cleanroom Management (Mandatory)
Work-based project (Elective)
Work Placement (Elective)
Introduction to Pharmaceutical Science (Mandatory)

Why Choose This Course

The aim of the Certificate in Pharmaceutical Technology is to provide participants with a working knowledge and understanding of pharmaceutical technology and its application to the biopharmachem and medtech facilities throughout the Region. The programme offers the skill and experience that is required for this growing sector particularly in relation to the sterile manufacturing operations. The programme focusses on enabling the practicing professional to enhance their career profile or for the non-practicing participant to improve employability into the Biopharmaceutical and medical device sector.

Career Opportunities

Graduates will be eligible to progress to complete the remaining modules from the Higher Certificate in Science in GMP & Technology.

Timetable Info

2 late afternoons per week on the main WIT campus.

Delivery Location

Main Campus WIT

Delivery Notes

Blended

Admissions Contact Details
Contact Person

Springboard Team

Email

springboard@wit.ie

RPL Information

https://www.wit.ie/images/uploads/Education_School_PDF/WIT_RP6_Springboard_RPL_Form.docx

Application Procedures

To apply for a place on the Certificate in Pharmaceutical Technology you must log onto www.springboardcourses.ie

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Certificate in Pharmaceutical Technology

Undergraduate

https://www.wit.ie/courses/certificate-in-pharmaceutical-technology