Pharmaceutical Quality Assurance and Quality Control Diploma Program (includes practical laboratory work)

The Diploma in Pharmaceutical Quality Control and Quality Assurance (Dip.QCQA) provides students with the comprehensive knowledge and skills in the fields of Pharmaceutical Analysis, Quality Assurance and Regulatory Affairs. The courses are delivered by experts from both pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical industries, using state-of-the-art technologies, to provide the students with strong technical and practical skills needed in a US-FDA and Canadian TPD regulated work environment.

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The Diploma Program is delivered in three phases over a period of 12 months. Highlights of the courses delivered during the different phases are given below:

Diploma in Pharmaceutical Quality Assurance & Quality Control

  • Introduction to Good Manufacturing Practices – Level I
  • Introduction to Pharmaceutical Laboratory Testing – Level I
  • Workplace Hazardous Material Information Systems (WHMIS)
  • Introduction to Pharmaceutical Dissolution Testing – Level I
  • Introduction to High Performance Liquid Chromatography – Level I
  • Introduction to Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Methods
  • Good Manufacturing Practices – Level II
  • Pharmaceutical Laboratory Testing – Level II
  • Pharmaceutical Dissolution Testing – Level II
  • High Performance Liquid Chromatography – Level II
  • Introduction to Pharmaceutical, Biological/Biotechnology, Natural Health Products and Medicines
  • Introduction to International Food and Drug Laws, Regulations and Guidelines
  • Technical Writing and Scientific Communication
  • Good Manufacturing Practices – Level III
  • Pharmaceutical Laboratory Testing – Level III
  • High Performance Liquid Chromatography – Level III
  • Regulatory Submission
  • Global Regulatory Strategies
  • Introduction to Auditing – level I
  • Advanced Auditing – Level II
  • Preclinical –Drug
  • Clinical – Drug
  • Cleaning Validation
  • Pharmaceutical Stability Program
  • Advance High Performance Liquid Chromatography – Level IV
  • Introduction to Clinical Trials
  • Chemistry Manufacturing and Control
  • Post Approval Activities and Compliance
  • Formularies and Reimbursement
  • Natural Health Products
  • Biologics/Biotechnology Products
  • Medical Devices
  • Labeling and Product Summaries

AAPS Graduates from the Pharmaceutical Quality Assurance & Quality Control Diploma Program have pursued careers as a:

  • Quality Assurance Associate
  • Process Validation Coordinator
  • Quality Assurance Technician
  • Quality Assurance Manager
  • Quality and Compliance Specialist