Taught course

Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Technology

Toronto Institute of Pharmaceutical Technology · Toronto Institute of Pharmaceutical Technology
Post-secondary Diploma

Entry requirements

A-Levels or BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma or Higher National Diploma

Months of entry

January, September, June, March

Course content

In this program, you will learn and acquire specialized knowledge and practical skills required to function as a Pharmaceutical Production Technician or Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Technician in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical devices, food, cosmetics, natural product, nutraceutical and other life-science industries. Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Technicians responsible for implementing the strict and stringent processes and proceures involved in the fabrication of dosage forms of medicines such as tablets, capsules, injectables, creams, ointments , coated tablets and pellets etc. They implent these proceudere with knowledge of pharmaceutical equipment, documentation proceurdes and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP). Manufacturing Technicians are also involved in the trouble-shooting and maintenance of production equipment to assure minimum sanitary conditions are met at all times. The success of the Company is invariably dependent on the GMP compliance of the products they manufacture and the skill of the manufacturing team.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Qualification and course duration

Post-secondary Diploma

full time
16 months


AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations40
Written coursework / continuous assessment20
Practical projects 40

Course contact details

Dr. Alexander MacGregor
416-296-8860 (ext. 238)