The Local Biologics Skills Training (BOOST) programme is a talent development programme aimed at building up a pipeline of skilled manpower for Singapore’s biologics manufacturing industry.
The BOOST programme consist of 3 months of facilitated classroom training which leads to a Singapore Workforce Skills Qualifications (WSQ) Higher Certificate in Process Technology (Biologics Manufacturing) and 18 to 21 months of structured On-The-Job training (OJT) with top biologics companies to facilitate the transfer of learning. The WSQ Higher Certificate in Process Technology (Biologics Manufacturing) consists of 10 WSQ modules.
The 10 WSQ modules are:
Follow Good Manufacturing Practices
Apply Safety in Process Plant
Apply Continuous Process Improvement Techniques
Apply Process Quality Control Techniques
Perform Emergency Shutdown of Process Plant
Operate Inoculation and Fermentation Reactors
Apply cGMP Requirements in the Workplace
Operate in a Controlled Clean Room Environment
Operate Tangential Flow Filtration Process Equipment
Operate Chromatography Process Equipment
For more information about the Professional Conversion Programme (PCP) for Local Biologics Skills Training (BOOST) programme click here.