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bachelor

Degree

College Diploma in Biotechnology Technician Fast Track

Course code: #11641

bachelor

Degree

College Diploma in Biotechnology Technician Fast Track

Quick facts

  • Tuition

    $13,750 CAD

  • Application fee

    $100 CAD

  • Duration

    1 year

  • PGWP

    2-3 years

  • Min GPA

    50 out of 100

Highlights
Fast-Track

These are mandatory and all come with course.

Deadlines

Term start & deadline Deadline
Fall-September 01-February-2022 2022-02-01
Fall-September 01-February-2023 2023-02-01

Overview

College Diploma in Biotechnology Technician Fast Track

This program at Conestoga provides students with relevant previous educational experiences and an opportunity to complete the Biotechnology Technician diploma program in two semesters of full-time study. 

The Fast Track program allows students to build on existing knowledge and experience to further develop their laboratory skills, technical expertise, fundamental understanding, and employability skills for careers in biotechnology and life science industries. 

Students will experience an integrated curriculum and applied learning environment that focuses on scenarios relevant to current innovations in the growing fields of biotechnology and life sciences. 

The program aims to give students independent and collaborative opportunities to develop personally and professionally and to perform laboratory duties in compliance with all legislative guidelines. 

Training includes practical and technical instruction in several areas, including biology, biochemistry, microbiology, analytical chemistry, cell culture, molecular biology, and computer applications.

Estimate your cost

Residency
Count of person

$20,950

Total costs

yearly

Details


Cost of living 1 person $7,224
Accommodation 1 bed room $7,200
Tuition 1 person $13,750

Hourly wage

Min wage

15.50 CAD / 1 hour

in Canada every student can work 20 hour per week

Required documents

  • Academic/Official Transcripts
  • Language Proficiency (If Applicable)
  • Passport or Visa Documents

Language requirements

GRE
not required
GMAT
not required

IELTS

6.5
6
listening
6
writing
6
speaking
6
reading

TOEFL

88
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listening
-
writing
-
speaking
-
reading

PTE

58
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listening
-
writing
-
speaking
-
reading

Cambridge

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listening
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writing
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speaking
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reading
Language pathway (conditional offer) is available
  • CAEL: 70, no sub-test band score less than 60
  • Conestoga English Language Test (CELT): Band 6

Conestoga offers a language program for students whose English language skills are below the standard required for admission, but all other admission criteria have been met. 

An applicant will be eligible for admission to the graduate certificate program after completing level 4 of the General Arts and Science - English Language Studies (ELS) program with an overall grade average of 80% and no grade less than 75%

Placement in the ELS program is determined by scores on an in-house English language test or TOEFL or IELTS.

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Conestoga English LevelIELTS Academic
Overall Band
TOEFL iBTPearson Test of English
(PTE) Academic
Level 10-2.50-29 
Level 2

3.0-4.0

No band less than 2

30-45 
Level 3

4.5-5.0

No band less than 4.5

46-6036-45
Level 4

5.0-6.0

No band less than 5

61-7946-52
 
Direct entry to most diploma & certificate programs*

6.0

No band less than 5.5

8053-57
Direct entry to graduate certificate and degree programs**

6.5

No band less than 6

8858-60

Academic background and requirement

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD), or equivalent, or 19 years of age or older with mature student status
  • Grade 12 compulsory English, C or U, or equivalent, OR Conestoga College Preparatory Communications, or equivalent
  • Grade 12 Mathematics, C or U, or equivalent, OR Conestoga College Preparatory Mathematics
  • Two (2) sciences are required from the following:
    • one of: grade 11 or 12 Chemistry, C or U, or Conestoga College Preparatory Chemistry or equivalent;
    • one of: grade 11 or 12 Biology, C or U, or Conestoga College Preparatory Biology or equivalent;
    • one of: grade 11 or 12 Physics, C or U, or equivalent;
    • one of: Grade 11 or 12 Science 

Career opportunities

  • Laboratory Technician
  • Laboratory Analyst
  • Quality Assurance Technician
  • Control Technician
  • Research Assistant

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