This course prepares students to be successful in entry level positions, such as Production Technician, Process Technician, Process Mechanic, Maintenance Technician, and Manufacturing Associate, in the maintenance of biotechnology equipment and systems. The coursework combines regulations relevant to the biotechnology and bioprocessing manufacturing industries with hands-on, skills-based mechatronic learning. Students will demonstrate safe operation and maintenance on industrial trainers, troubleshoot common issues, and learn how to perform routine maintenance activities. The importance of calibration, validation and monitoring, good documentation and standard operating procedures are emphasized. Topics include safety, Good Manufacturing Practices, refrigeration, electricity, sensors, and programmable logic controllers (PLCs). May include one or more mandatory field trips and/or guest lectures.
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