Pharmaceutical Production Technology






Fabrication mécanique

Number of credits

91 2/3

Number of contact hours allotted for specific training

1365 Hours


Program approved in 2007

The Pharmaceutical Production Technology program trains technicians to ensure the proper functioning and quality of production processes in the pharmaceutical industry.

To be admitted to the program, a person must meet the general requirements for admission set out in the College Education Regulations, as well as the following special conditions, where applicable:

Must have passed the following secondary-level course(s):

• Sec. IV TS or S or Secondary 5 CST Mathematics: Technical and Scientific option (564426) or Secondary 4 Science option (565426) or Secondary 5 Cultural, Social and Technical Option (563504).



Targeted professions (Link to Emploi Québec's IMT En ligne)

Job titles

pharmaceuticals inspector
quality assurance technologist

Program content

Number or codeCourse Name / Competency
012XTo adapt to organizational changes in the workplace
01E2To process data statistically
0330To analyze the job function
0332To use a computerized workstation
0333To analyze manufacturing processes
0337To conduct work analysis studies
0338To conduct method review studies
033BTo manage a team
033GTo plan production
033HTo plan the layout of production facilities
033PTo supervise production
051CTo perform sampling and control tests
051ETo analyze situations of noncompliance with Good Manufacturing Practices
051FTo intervene in matters of occupational health and safety
051GTo monitor dry-product manufacturing processes
051HTo ensure production quality
051JTo monitor semisolid and nonsterile liquid manufacturing processes
051KTo ensure documentation compliance
051LTo monitor bioprocesses
051MTo monitor sterile processes
051NTo monitor packaging processes
051PTo execute validation protocols