Available to register anytime




12-15 hrs total

Program Details

Elevate your professional career in life sciences.

Whether you’re a post-secondary student, new researcher, or a working professional in the field, training is a critical part of your ongoing life sciences career development. To mitigate the high cost and limited availability of training resources, API has partnered with BioTalent Canada to provide free access to their Online Fundamentals Training Courses.

This partnership allows API to extend BioTalent Canada training and professional development courses to students or businesses looking to equip talent with industry-specific needs, such as the application of basic life sciences knowledge and laboratory fundamentals relating to everything from scientific writing to GMP.

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From general skills to technical competencies, API’s training library extends free access to BioTalent Canada training.

According to BioTalent Canada research, employers suggest that skills shortage remains a barrier in accessing industry-ready professionals in the bio-economy workforce. BioTalent Canada’s Essential and Technical Skills Fundamentals training courses help biotech professionals prepare for and transition to an exciting career in the life sciences. There is an opportunity to earn a BioReady™ certificate upon completion of the program.

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Essential Skills Fundamentals

Available in English and French

This program consists of an introduction and seven self-paced courses which includes:

  • Bio-economy Fundamentals
  • Reading Fundamentals
  • Writing Fundamentals
  • Numeracy Fundamentals
  • Document Use Fundamentals
  • Communication Fundamentals
  • Collaboration Fundamentals
  • Problem Solving Fundamentals


Technical Skills Fundamentals

Available in English and French

This program consists of 5 one-hour courses, which includes:

  • Scientific Report Writing Fundamentals
  • Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) Fundamentals
  • Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) Fundamentals
  • Quality Assurance / Quality Control (QA/QC) Fundamentals
  • Good Clinical Practice (GCP) Fundamentals

About our partner

BioTalent Canada is dedicated to supporting individuals who drive groundbreaking scientific advancements.

With a focus on capitalizing industry knowledge, addressing the gap between job-ready talent and businesses, and supporting the sustainability of the sector, BioTalent Canada provides resources from evidence-based data and industry-driven standards to guide stakeholders in the bio-economy.

Learn more about BioTalent Canada
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