Course Title: Prepare working solutions

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C3305 Certificate III in Science

Course Title: Prepare working solutions

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 50

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




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


155T Vocational Health and Sciences

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term2 2013

Course Contact: Nancy Varughese

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4713

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit of competency covers the ability to prepare working solutions and to check that existing stocks are suitable for use. Calculations of quantities, choice of reagent grades and required dilutions will be specified by the supervisor.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

MSL973002A Prepare working solutions


1. Safely use laboratory chemicals, glassware and equipment

2. Make up working solutions

3. Check existing stock of solutions

Learning Outcomes

      This is a competency based course

Overview of Assessment


The assessment tasks for this course may include tasks, assignments, practical reports and tests.