Course Title: Conduct and present simple scientific research

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C3305 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 2013,
Term1 2014,
Term2 2014,
Term1 2015,
Term2 2015,
Term1 2016


City Campus


174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term1 2017,
Term2 2017

Course Contact: Namrita Kaul

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4309

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

The purpose of this unit is to provide learners with the knowledge and skills to undertake, analyse, and report on simple scientific experiments and investigations.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

There are none

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

VU21057 Conduct and present simple scientific research


1. Conduct a simple scientific experiment

2 Conduct a simple investigation of a scientific issue

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

Assessment for this course may include reports and assignments