Technical DCS

Pharmaceutical Production Technology

Who is it for?

Students who enjoy handling objects and solving concrete problems and are concerned about human health.

Cégep Gérald-Godin

Cégep Gérald-Godin is located on a beautiful site in Sainte-Geneviève, serving the West Island of Montreal and Vaudreuil-Soulanges. This higher education college is growing rapidly with new technical programs for both regular and continuing education students. Moreover, as part of its 2016-2021 strategic plan, the college is considering several mobilizing projects intended to better serve its 1,250 regular student population, 350 full-time continuing education students and the local community. The cégep has a well-established reputation for the quality of its environment and community-based management, all of which is aimed at being a cégep on a human scale, populated by people who care.

Cégep Gérald-Godin

15615 Gouin Boulevard West, Montreal, Quebec H9H 5K8


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    Approximate cost of studies (per year)

    • Citizens of France (France-Québec agreement) : From 300 to 365 $
    • Citizens of other countries: 21 066 $


    Admission requirements

    • 11 years of recognized studies
    • Mathematics of 10th year of study in science or technology area
    • Having successfully passed the required French test (for francophone colleges)
    • Having successfully passed the required English test (for anglophone colleges)



    Duration of studies

    3 years or 6 semesters (full time)


    Application deadlines

    Fall : March 31st

    Winter : August 31st

    • Analyze the manufacturing processes of various dosage forms using documentation
    • Organize production areas to ensure they meet pre-established standards and norms
    • Carry out manufacturing processes for dry forms, liquid forms, sterile products and vaccines
    • Ensure production control (sampling and tests), proper documentation and process quality
    • Analyze situations that do not comply with good manufacturing practices, document areas of non-compliance and produce follow-up reports
    • Microbial sampler
    • Operator
    • Quality control technician


    Obtaining a Quebec Acceptance Certificate

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    Obtaining a Study Permit

    There is a second immigration document that you will need to obtain. After receiving your CAQ, you must apply for a Student Permit, which you can do online. This application will be forwarded to a visa office that processes all applications from your country of citizenship or the country into which you have been lawfully admitted. If you click on the button below, you will be redirected to the website where you will find all the details. By clicking on the button below you will be redirected to a website describing all the relevant information about it.

    Obtaining health and hospitalization insurance

    All international students must hold a valid Canadian health and hospitalization insurance plan for themselves and their accompanying dependents, or they must be covered under a valid reciprocal social security agreement. Citizens of the countries listed below benefit from a reciprocal social security agreement made with Quebec and, as such, may be covered by the Quebec health insurance board (Régie de l’assurance maladie du Québec – RAMQ) in the same way as Canadians or permanent residents of Canada. The countries are: Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Greece, Luxembourg, Norway, Portugal, Romania and Sweden. For more information, please consult the reciprocal agreement. All other international students must hold a health and hospitalization insurance plan. The college you will be attending will provide you with information on how to obtain this insurance and the related fees.

    Confirming your acceptance and paying the tuition fees

    Your letter of acceptance will explain how to complete this final step.

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