Course Title: Perform microscopic examination

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C3305 Certificate III in Science

Course Title: Perform microscopic examination

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 40

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

ONPS5656C

City Campus

TAFE

155T Vocational Health and Sciences

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term1 2014,
Term2 2014,
Term1 2015,
Term2 2015,
Term1 2016,
Term2 2016

ONPS5656C

City Campus

TAFE

174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term1 2017

Course Contact: Namrita Kaul

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4309

Course Contact Email: namrita.kaul@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This unit of competency covers the ability to set up a light microscope for optimum resolution, to prepare routine samples and to observe, identify and report sample characteristics.

 

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

there are no pre-requisites or co-requisites for this course


 



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

MSL973007A Perform microscopic examination

Elements:

1. Interpret test requirements

2. Set up work area for preparation and examination of samples

3. Prepare samples for examination

4. Set up and use a light microscope

5. Observe, identify and report sample characteristics

6. Maintain a safe work environment


Learning Outcomes


Overview of Assessment

Assessments for this course typically consist of:
• Class activities
• Assignments
• Presentations
• Tests