Biotech Primer’s online classes are on-demand and can be taken anywhere, anytime and at your own pace. Each course is available for one week from time of purchase and can be taken by the individual as many times as needed.

Frequently Asked Questions

How long do I have to complete the course?

You have one week from time of purchase to complete the online course. For example, if you purchase the course at 9 am on Saturday, the course will close at 9 am the following Saturday.

Do you offer discounts to BIO members?

Yes, all active and current members are eligible for a 20% discount on online courses.

What happens if I don’t complete the course in one week?

There are no time extensions. If you want to complete the course, you will need to purchase it again.

How long are the online courses?

Our longest course takes 85 minutes to view, however most have a 45 minutes view time.  The view time is listed for each course on the website. The timed assessment at the end of each course is 20 minutes long. It will take a few minutes to download the course transcript.

Are there any downloadable class materials?

Yes, each course will have either the transcript or a set of slides for you to refer to during and after the completion of the course.

Do you give any refunds if I change my mind?


What is the format of the online courses?

The online courses begin with an overview of what you will learn, the course itself, and then a summary of what you learned. The course is a series of images and text accompanied by a voice over. The course ends with a quiz to assess your understanding.


Can I repeat the course?

You can repeat the course as often as you like within the one-week timeframe.


How many times can I take the course quiz?

You have two chances to pass the quiz. You will be given 20 minutes to complete it. A passing score is 80% or higher. You must pass the course to receive the certificate. Your quiz score will be shown on your class certificate.


May I share a course I purchased with others?

Each course is to be taken by one individual. If you would like to learn as a group, please contact us for pricing.


Do I Get a certificate for taking the course?

There are two requirements to receive your certificate of attendance:

  • You must pass the quiz with 80% or higher
  • You must complete the electronic survey that is emailed to you at the close of the class. Once submitted you will receive your certificate by email.

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