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Biomanufacturing Careers 

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About the Program
This 200-hour training program prepares a student for the entry level position of biomanufacturing technician. In addition to providing the foundational technical skills needed for the role, students will learn work readiness skills that can help them find and keep a job. Join the Biotech Bridge Training Academy to prepare for a career with many opportunities to advance. Entry level salary ranges from $17 – $20 per hour. The program is provided at no-cost to those who qualify.

  • Manufacturing Principles/ Cleanroom Behavior
  • OSHA Safety
  • Attitude/Emotional Intelligence/Selling Yourself to the Industry
  • Documentation/Fact Checking and Following SOPs
  • Fractionation/Blood Basics
  • Lab Techniques/Aseptic Techniques & PPE
  • Math for the Workplace
  • Interview skills/Resume Writing 
  • Science, Biology & Chemistry for the Workplace
  • Critical Thinking/Problem Solving
  • Effective Communication/ Team Building
  • Integrity, Values & Ethics
  • Cleaning and Sanitization for the Biomanufacturing Industry
  • Time Management/Goal Setting
  • Best Practices for Success
  • Advanced Research Skills

Those with reading and math skills at or above the 9th grade level are well-prepared for the math and science topics taught during the academy. Students who believe they don’t have a strong background in math or science should not be discouraged to apply because math and science for the workplace are taught during the academy. Most importantly, a desire to learn, interest in the field of biotechnology, and commitment to the program determine individual success in the program. Participants must be at least 18 years old and have a high school diploma or its equivalent.

All classes take place on the L. A. Valley College campus: 5800 Fulton Avenue, Valley Glen, CA 91401.

For more information, call us at 818-947-2941 or email Tempie  (williatm3@lavc.edu) or Karla (zeronkp@lavc.edu).

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