Course Title: Examine concepts in chemistry

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C3399 Certificate III in Science

Course Title: Examine 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


174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science


Term1 2018,
Term2 2018,
Term1 2019

Course Contact: Namrita Kaul

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4837

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit describes the skills and knowledge to examine the major concepts in chemistry such as atomic structure, chemical reactions and solution chemistry and their basic application.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

VU22069 Examine concepts in chemistry


1. Explain atomic structure

2. Explain how atoms combine

3. Describe the periodic table

4. Describe chemical reactions

5. Explain the reactions between acids and bases

6. Explain solutions and solubility

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

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