BioSkills at Box Hill Institute The Specialist Centre for Biotechnology Training
BioSkills Specialist Centre, based at Box Hill Institute in Melbourne provides workforce development services and expertise to the Australian and international biotech and related sectors. BioSkills focuses on identifying and developing technical, operational and managerial skills in the Australian biotech workforce.Services available include:
§ Customised intensive training programs
§ Industry and Workplace based short courses
§ Articulation and credit transfer into accredited Certificate, Diploma, Advanced Diploma, Bachelor Degree and post-graduate programs
§ Skills audits, including the identification of, and solutions for, skills shortages or gaps.
§ Project management, grant and submission preparation
§ GxP training, consultancy, implementation tools
Our operational areas include:
§ cellular and molecular analysis and other laboratory based biotechnology skills
§ bio-processing including aseptic techniques
§ regulatory, quality assurance and ISO compliance
§ funding, IP and management skills
§ fermentation and protein purification and analysis
Number of employees: 3
Main business focus/
Listing by sector:
- Medical Devices
- Service Provider
- Industrial Biotechnology
Flexible and tailored deliveryTraining can be provided at BioSkills facilities or on-site in the workplace as required to minimise disruption to client operations. BioSkills staff can work with clients to validate company skill requirements and tailor the training to ensure it achieves the agreed individual and company performance outcomes.
BioSkills is embedded within Box Hill Institute, allowing clients to access customised training from related disciplines, in particular business, ICT and engineering skills if needed.
Professional training systems
BioSkills programs are delivered by industry-competent trainers, within a professional training environment
Modern, compliant laboratory facilities
BHI laboratories and equipment are current, fully equipped and industry-standard facilities allowing delivery of relevant, applicable practical experience.
Consultancy and project management
BioSkills extensive networks facilitates the formation of collaborative partnerships and alliances across a wide range of activities. This underpins our success in providing client solutions, which can include workforce development, proposal preparation, problem definition, and strategic implementation via a project management approach.
Science Industry Australia
BioSkills is pleased to offer all industry clients the opportunity to undertake collaborative projects with BioSkills aimed at improving the operational competitiveness of individual Australian biotech companies
|Contact person||Dr. Sam Vonarx|
|Job Title||Manager, BioSkills|
|Address||465 Elgar Rd|
|Phone||61 3 8892 2114|
|Fax||61 3 8892 2119|