BioWork registration underway
Registration is currently underway
through Jan. 15 for Piedmont Community College’s BioWork course. BioWork is a Continuing
Education course that brings
together the basics of manufacturing technology and the fundamentals of science
– two essential needs for competent, entry-level technicians working in
biotechnology, pharmaceutical manufacturing, and chemical manufacturing.
The 16-week BioWork course will be
held Saturdays from Jan. 18 through May 10. Class will meet each Saturday from 9
a.m.-1 p.m. on the Person County Campus in Room F209 and includes 64-hours
classroom instruction and additional online instruction. Class will not be held
Easter weekend. Class participants will be accepted on a first-come,
first-serve basis with a maximum of 16 students.
The 128-hour BioWork course provides
marketable skills for manufacturing technicians in the Biotech field.
Bioprocess technicians are involved in the making of products such as antibiotics,
bleach, cosmetics, deodorant, detergents, paint, plastics, Post-It notes,
shampoo, soft drinks and wine.
instruction include: Your New Job; Working Safely; Quality; Measuring Process Variables; Transforming
Matter (Chemistry); Learning the Nuts & Bolts; Controlling the Process; Sterile
Processes (Microbiology); Growing Living Cells (Cell Biology); and Job Seeking
information, contact Debra Seamster at (336) 599-6622, or
firstname.lastname@example.org or Kathleen
Kersey at (336) 599-0032, email@example.com.