Course Title: Perform aseptic techniques

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5363 Diploma of Laboratory Technology (Biotechnology)

Course Title: Perform aseptic techniques

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.

Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

BIOL5227C

City Campus

TAFE

174TSchool of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Face-to-Face

Term1 2017

Course Contact: Amber Mitton

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 8053

Course Contact Email: amber.mitton@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This unit of competency covers the ability to perform aseptic techniques to maintain the integrity of both the sample source and the sample. It applies to sampling techniques in tissue culture and to generic microbiological procedures.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

MSL973004 Perform aseptic techniques

Elements:

1 Prepare for aseptic sampling or transfer

2 Transfer materials aseptically

3 Maintain work area and equipment to prevent cross-infection and contamination


Learning Outcomes


Overview of Assessment

practical skills assessment

laboratory logbook

online quizzes

glossary