Course Title: Concepts in chemistry

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C3305 Certificate III in Science

Course Title: Concepts in chemistry

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


City Campus


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:

Course Description

This module covers the skills and knowledge required to understand the major concepts in chemistry and their basic application.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

VU20930 Concepts in chemistry


1. Explain atomic structure

2.Explain how atoms combine

3. Describe the Periodic table

4. Describe chemical reactions

5.Explain the reactiond between acids and bases

6. Explain solutions and solubility

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

Assessment for this course may include tests, worksheets, reports and assignments.