Advanced Biomanufacturing Training (ABT) Program

Individuals interested in the Advanced Biomanufacturing Training (ABT) Program must have successfully COMPLETED the BioWork Certification Program before registering for this class. 

Please submit a copy of the certificate of completion to Amanda Maynard. 

Students who are currently attending the BioWork program must wait until they have earned their BioWork certificate to register. 

This is the next course in succession to the BioWork Certification. With Advanced Biomanufacturing Training (ABT), you will be a step above others in knowledge level of biomanufacturing and increase your hiring potential! This course offers 2 certifications, Advanced Bioprocessing Certification and Aseptic Training. Currently, JCC is the only college that offers this combination course. The course has limited spaces available for the ABT class and spaces are filled on a first come first serve basis.

  • Space in class is LIMITED!
  • Registration is on a first come, first served basis. No spots can be held.
  • Payment is due at time of registration = $185
  • Classes are held online and at the Johnston County Workforce Development Center in Clayton, NC
  • Registration will continue until class(es) is/are full
  • Books are purchased from the JCC Barnes & Noble Bookstore

Included within the Advanced Biomanufacturing Training (ABT) Program are the following:

  • Advanced Bioprocessing Certificate (ABC)
    Students who complete all 6 modules of this advanced certificate will gain knowledge in advanced bioprocessing practices, including safety in biomanufacturing environments, advanced quality systems, applied chemical processes, monitoring process variables in biomanufacturing, applied sterile processing, and applied cell culture. This course has been customized for current industry needs. The Advanced Bioprocessing Certificate (ABC) will allow students to gain the necessary skills and knowledge needed for advanced process technician positions in bioprocessing, pharmaceutical, and chemical manufacturing.
  • Aseptic Training Certificate (AT)
    This training course prepares individuals to work as process technicians in aseptic pharmaceutical, biomanufacturing and chemical manufacturing environments. The course encompasses gowning for aseptic environments, environmental monitoring, and product fill line operations. Students receive additional hands-on application training and become comfortable with the heart of biomanufacturing production.

Estimated Program Cost = $295 (fees & books)

Registration & CAPS Fee: $185
ABT Book Fee: $110 (JCC Barnes & Noble Bookstore)
View an explanation of registration fees

Scholarship Opportunities

Upcoming Courses: 

FULL - BTC 3200 11P: Tuesday/Thursday - 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
January 5, 2021 - May 4, 2021
NO CLASS: March 2; March 4

Reminder: Students who are currently attending the BioWork program must wait until they have earned their BioWork certificate to register. 

JCC Barnes & Noble Bookstore Hours:
Monday-Thursday: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
(919) 209-2104


Amanda Maynard
Coordinator of Biotechnology Programs
(919) 209-2579

Vic McCormick
Department Chair of Biotechnology Programs
(919) 209-2595