Archive for April 2016

Why Canada Needs More Professionals with Food Safety Training

Canada takes food safety seriously. In fact, we have one of the best food safety systems in the world, according to the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA). In fact, the agency notes that “while no food system can guarantee zero risk, the CFIA’s comprehensive approach to inspection ensures that its resources are focused where the risk is highest and verifies the industry is producing safe food for consumers.” Of course, at the center of this world-class system are top professionals with food technology training. These diligent professionals work as production associates, food safety and quality assurance technicians, microbiologist technicians, product.. READ MORE »

A Day in the Life of a Pharmaceutical Quality Assurance Associate

The pharmaceutical industry is one of the most regulated industries on the planet—and with good reason. Whether a pharmaceutical product is providing much-needed pain-relief to a patient or helping to rid them of a tough bacterial infection, pharmaceutical products need to work properly and predictably each time they are taken. That’s why drug manufacturers need to employ dedicated professionals with a top education in order to ensure that pharmaceutical products are always of the highest quality. If you’re interested in this in-demand career path, then completing your diploma in quality assurance and quality control is crucial. Throughout your training, you’ll.. READ MORE »

Why Pros with HPLC Training Are an Important Part of the Food and Drink Industry

Every day, trained professionals use high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) to analyze food samples and keep consumers safe. HPLC is a useful and important method for separating the liquid components of food samples into their core chemical compounds. By breaking down complex mixtures using specialized chemical detectors, HPLC pros identify, classify, and quantify a food’s components— thereby detecting any unusual additives or contaminants present. Because consumer food safety is such an important responsibility, most countries have established tolerance levels for chemical additives and contaminants allowed in food products. In Canada, HPLC training programs teach students how to comply with the nation’s.. READ MORE »

Student Success Story!

AAPS is very happy to share our student recently found a full time employment. I would like to share the good news that I have received a permanent position at Apotex in Analytical Development (R&D) department and I would like to thank you for the excellent industrial oriented training program and instructions that helped me quickly to land a career in the pharmaceutical industry. In particular, I am grateful for Mr. Jason Chu’s selfless help. His excellent teaching skills and courteous personality has helped me tremendously through my journey at AAPS. Sincerely, WenJuan Huang

Student Success Story!

Sharing these success stories makes us proud to know we have be able to help change lives. I am writing this note to share my overall journey from a IT Consultant to a PV Coordinator. Last year, during this time my day was split into two half, first where I would work as a IT Consultant and the second half I would call/email various Universities in Canada and in the US to understand their course offering. I spent most of my time looking for contacts and reference in LinkedIn who can suggest a course on Clinical Research. I am a.. READ MORE »

4 Sports Nutrition Myths You’ll Learn to Dispel Once You Earn Your Nutritionist Certificate

With new studies, claims, and counterclaims being made all the time, people often have differing beliefs over what the best approach is to diet. Sports nutrition, in particular, is in a state of constant change, as nutritionists, trainers, and athletes constantly modify diet plans in a bid to gain an advantage over the competition. Unfortunately, this has resulted in a lot of misinformation over the years.  Athletes have come to believe that certain things are helping them when they have no effect at all—or worse, are actually hurting their chances of success. For students pursuing sports nutritionist certificates, separating myth.. READ MORE »