Bioscience Reskilling Program Application

Deadline to apply is December 19, 2021

If you are looking for a rewarding, well-paid career in an industry that produces products which help make the world a better and safer place, then we would like to hear from you.

The Canadian Alliance for Skills and Training in Life Sciences (CASTL) is offering a 12-week training course that will provide you with the essential knowledge and skills you need to apply for entry-level positions with opportunities to build a rewarding career in the bioscience industry. Standard industry hourly wage ranges from $14.00 – $22.00/hour for entry level positions.

The CASTL Reskilling Program provides eight (8) weeks of facilitated learning delivered through Holland College followed by four (4) weeks of on-the-job training with industry employers.

Program Start Date: January 10, 2022
Program End Date: April 1, 2022

To find out more about the CASTL Bioscience Reskilling Program, visit 

Training Stipend:

A training stipend will be provided to trainees accepted into the program. The stipend will cover basic living costs during the 12-week Reskilling Program.

Note: CASTL thanks all applicants for your interest. However, only those who are selected for consideration in the CASTL Bioscience Reskilling Program will be contacted for an interview. Applications may also be used to create a list of candidates for future programs.  

This Program is funded by the Department of Economic Growth, Tourism and Culture through the Canada-PEI Labour Market Agreements.