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

Duration: 43 Weeks

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.

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:

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Diploma Program: Please directly contact AAPS for Registration and Payment.

Individual Certificate Courses: Please see below for online availability. The online courses are registered and paid for individually.

Course Outline

Diploma in Pharmaceutical Quality Assurance and Quality Control
Code Course
GMP1001 Good Manufacturing Practices Level I In Class Online
PLT1005 Pharma Lab Testing – Introduction In Class N/A
N/A Workplace Hazardous Material Information Systems (WHMIS) In Class N/A
DIS1003 Dissolution Testing – Introduction In Class N/A
PLC1002 Introduction to HPLC In Class N/A
MFG1007 Introduction to Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Methods In Class Online
GMP2001 Good Manufacturing Practices Level II In Class Online
PLT2005 Pharma Lab Testing – Intermediate In Class N/A
DIS2003 Dissolution Testing – Advance In Class N/A
PLC2002 HPLC – Intermediate In Class N/A
PRA1008 Introduction to Regulatory Affairs In Class Online
TWR3009 Technical Writing and Scientific Communication In Class Online
GMP3001 Good Manufacturing Practices Level III In Class Online
PLT3005 Pharma Lab Testing – Advance In Class N/A
PLC3002 HPLC – Advanced Method Validation and Technology Transfer In Class N/A
PRA2008/2011 Regulatory Submission and Pre Clinical-Drugs In Class Online
PRA3008 Global Regulatory Strategies In Class Online
AUD3010 Introduction to Auditing Level I In Class Online
AUD4010 Advance Auditing Level II In Class Online
PRA2009 Intellectual Property In Class Online
PRA2012 Clinical – Drugs In Class Online
CLV3011 Cleaning Validation In Class N/A
PLC4002 HPLC – Advanced Method Development In Class N/A
CR09 The Canadian Pharmaceutical Industry: Big Picture In Class Online
PRA2010 Chemistry Manufacturing and Control In Class Online
PRA3001 Post Approval Activities and Compliance In Class Online
PRA3003 Natural Health Products In Class Online
PRA3004 Biologics/Biotechnology Products In Class Online
PRA3005 Medical Devices In Class Online
PRA3006 Labeling and Product Summaries In Class Online

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