Course Title: Conduct and present simple scientific research

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C3209 Certificate III in Science

Course Title: Conduct and present simple scientific research

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 20

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 2009,
Term1 2010,
Term2 2010,
Term1 2011,
Term2 2011,
Term1 2012,
Term2 2012,
Term1 2013

Course Contact: Judith McCann

Course Contact Phone: T. 99258366

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

To provide the learner with the knowledge and skills to undertake, analyse and report on simple scientific experiments and investigations.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

VPAU072 Conduct and present simple scientific research


1.Conduct a simple scientific experiment
2.Conduct a simple investigation of a scientific issue

Learning Outcomes

Competency based

Overview of Assessment

Practical activities, reports and presentations