Durham Technical Community College

Main Campus
1637 Lawson Street
Durham, NC 27703
Directions919-536-7200
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BioWork

The BioWork certificate program will teach you the foundational skills you need to begin a career as a process technician.

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About
As a comprehensive community college serving Durham and Orange counties, Durham Tech follows an open-door with guided placement admissions policy to provide adults an opportunity to better themselves through education and training. Offerings include technical and occupational programs leading to a degree, diploma, or certificate; the first two years of a four-year degree; general education for personal growth and development; a wide variety of corporate and continuing education courses for workforce preparation and broadening personal horizons; and adult basic skills instruction that includes GED preparation, the Adult High School diploma, and English as a Second Language classes.
Scheduled Courses
Open Enrollment

Courses available for enrollment.

Title Start & End Day Time Delivered
GMP and SOP Fri, Jun 21 - Sat, Jul 13 2024 All day On Demand
BioCertification Boot Camp Mon, Aug 5 - Fri, Aug 16 2024 6:00 - 8:00pm Live Instructor Led
GMP and SOP Fri, Aug 9 - Fri, Aug 30 2024 All day On Demand
BioWork Mon, Aug 26 - Fri, Nov 29 2024 9:00am - 11:59pm Hybrid
BioWork Tue, Sep 3 - Fri, Nov 15 2024 All day On Demand
BioWork Fri, Sep 6 - Fri, Nov 15 2024 6:00 - 10:00pm Hybrid
GMP and SOP Fri, Sep 13 - Fri, Oct 4 2024 All day On Demand
BioWork Thu, Oct 3 - Fri, Dec 13 2024 6:00 - 10:00pm Hybrid
GMP and SOP Fri, Nov 1 - Fri, Nov 22 2024 All day On Demand
Course Catalog
Courses: 23

Does your facility produce products with multiple types of allergens? 30% of all recalls stem from problems around allergen labeling. 3rd party audit certification bodies like SQF…

Delivery Format: Face-to-Face, Live Instructor Led
Level: Beginner

Students will learn how to write using the three most commonly needed skills in any type of technical document: writing clearly, concisely, and cohesively. The aim of the class is…

Delivery Format: Face-to-Face, Hybrid, Live Instructor Led
Level: Beginner

Does your 3rd party audit certification body require employees to undergo yearly training to meet their specifications?  Participation in this refresher is one way to meet…

Delivery Format: Face-to-Face, Live Instructor Led
Level: Beginner

This course will provide an overview of current Food and Drug Administration (FDA) GMP regulations and guidance regarding cosmetics. The FDA defines cosmetics as products that are…

Delivery Format: Face-to-Face, Live Instructor Led
Level: Beginner

This class aims for writers to compose technical documents that the reader can easily read and understand, so the writer must know their audience. Participants will work through 4…

Delivery Format: Face-to-Face, Live Instructor Led
Level: Intermediate

This course will provide an overview of current Food and Drug Administration (FDA) CGMP regulations and guidance for food, beverage, dietary supplements, and cosmetics businesses…

Delivery Format: Face-to-Face, Live Instructor Led
Level: Beginner

This course equips food production employees and floor supervisors with all they need to know to stay in compliance with an HACCP system. As a food safety professional, it’s your…

Delivery Format: Face-to-Face, Live Instructor Led
Level: Beginner

The Current Good Manufacturing Practice, Hazard Analysis, and Risk-based Preventive Controls for Human Food regulation (aka Preventive Controls for Human Food) are intended to…

Delivery Format: Face-to-Face, Live Instructor Led
Level: Beginner

Is your business training new employees or apprentices?  Has turnover created a situation where you’re in a circle of training, retraining, and training again. Are your…

Delivery Format: Face-to-Face
Level: Beginner

Intentional Adulteration of ingredients and/or finished products is an important issue for manufacturing since it was passed as part of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA).…

Delivery Format: Face-to-Face, Live Instructor Led
Level: Beginner

Are you looking to become a Preventive Controls Qualified Individual (PCQI)? Completing our course is one way to achieve that goal. Developed by the Food Safety Preventive…

Delivery Format: Face-to-Face, Live Instructor Led
Level: Intermediate

Preventive Controls for Human Foods has emerged as the primary food safety system throughout FDA-regulated industries. However, this standard foundation doesn't offer usable,…

Delivery Format: Face-to-Face, Live Instructor Led
Level: Intermediate

Keeping food safe for human or animal consumption means knowing how to execute quality safety practices such as personal hygiene, good manufacturing habits, and proper sanitation…

Delivery Format: Face-to-Face, Live Instructor Led
Level: Beginner

Keeping food safe for human or animal consumption means knowing how to execute quality safety practices such as personal hygiene, good manufacturing habits, and proper sanitation…

Delivery Format: Face-to-Face, Live Instructor Led
Level: Beginner

Experience the process of creating an alcoholic beverage-based Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) plan. This course will help breweries align their processes with…

Delivery Format: Face-to-Face, Live Instructor Led
Level: Beginner

Did you know that 3rd party audit certification bodies expect employees to have a basic understanding of HACCP and/or Preventive Control systems implemented at food production…

Delivery Format: Face-to-Face, Live Instructor Led
Level: Beginner

This course provides a look into the basics of auditing. Audit performance, auditor behavior, and auditee preconceptions play a major part in performing a successful audit. This…

Delivery Format: Face-to-Face, Live Instructor Led
Level: Beginner

Developing or following a Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) plan can be daunting. In this course, learn how HACCP systems work and your role in regulatory compliance…

Delivery Format: Face-to-Face, Live Instructor Led
Level: Beginner

Have you had to pivot your courses or the courses you manage or produce to a virtual instructor (synchronous) format?   Optimizing Virtual Platform and Classroom…

Delivery Format: Live Instructor Led
Level: Beginner

Quality Risk Management is utilized by companies to determine where the risks lie that may adversely impact the quality of their product and the business operations within the…

Delivery Format: Face-to-Face, Hybrid, Live Instructor Led
Level: Intermediate

Is your food, beverage, or natural products business considering Safe Quality Food certification?  If so, its important that all employees understand what SQF certification…

Delivery Format: Face-to-Face, Live Instructor Led
Level: Beginner

Could your brewery benefit from a well-developed sensory evaluation program?   Many breweries routinely neglect sensory evaluation due to a lack of knowledge and resources.…

Delivery Format: Face-to-Face
Level: Intermediate

Students will learn how to write an effective Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) as well as why these are a required and essential component of documentation systems in regulated…

Delivery Format: Face-to-Face, Live Instructor Led, On Demand
Level: Beginner