This program provides students with relevant previous educational experience, an opportunity to complete the Biotechnology Technician diploma program in two semesters of full-time study. The Fast Track program gives students an opportunity to build on existing knowledge and experience in order 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.