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Biotech Systems & Maintenance (HYB)

Course number : PRD134   ID : 25329    Section Number : 1
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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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Class Details

27 Session(s)
Weekly - Tue, Thu

Monroe Center

Young,Travis W 

CEUs : 9



Please read:  This course uses the National Coalition of Credentialing Centers curriculum for the AC/DC Electricity, Sensors and Programmable Logic Controllers certification. This hybrid course will meet in person and require online participation as noted in the syllabus. Online participation will be asynchronous participation. Instructors will indicate the specific dates students will attend class on campus. Students are expected to participate in all in-person sessions and must meet deadlines and expectations for the course on their own time as noted in the syllabus. To enroll in the course students are asked to show academic readiness in English. Email or call 301-624-2888 to discuss which of the following methods you should use: Take an Accuplacer Test for free at the FCC Testing Center. Score 237 on Next Gen Reading or BOTH 229 Reading & 237 Writing or Score 102 on ESL Reading or 276 on ESL overall Placed into or be enrolled in ENGL-70 or higher Grades from recent high school or college courses Scores from TOEFL, ACT, AP, CLEP, DSST, GED, PARCC/MCAP or SAT exams

In County 

Price: $835.00

In State 

Price: $840.00

Out of State Price 


Registration Closes On
Tuesday, September 5, 2023 @ 11:59 PM



Schedule Information

Skip dates: (No class on 11/21/2023, 11/23/2023)

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
9/5/2023 - 12/12/2023 Weekly - Tue, Thu 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM Frederick, Monroe Center  Map, Room: MC135 Young,Travis W