Course Title: Apply routine chromatographic techniques

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5363 Diploma of Laboratory Technology (Biotechnology)

Course Title: Apply routine chromatographic techniques

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 120

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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 analyse samples using routine chromatographic techniques. The unit also includes establishing client needs for routine and non-routine samples, optimising workplace procedures and instruments for specific samples, obtaining valid and reliable data and reporting test results. Personnel are required to recognise atypical test data/results and troubleshoot common analytical procedure and equipment problems.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Pre-requisites:

 

MSL974006 Perform biological procedures

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MSL974003 Perform chemical tests and procedures



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

MSL975009 Apply routine chromatographic techniques

Elements:

1 Establish client needs and schedule analysis

2 Prepare samples and standards

3 Set up and optimise instrument

4 Perform analysis

5 Process and analyse data

6 Maintain a safe work environment

7 Maintain laboratory records


Learning Outcomes


Overview of Assessment

online quizzes

practical reports

written tests

laboratory logbook