Applied Science Discipline
In-Service Training

Professional Certificate in Chemical Testing
化學檢測專業證書

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Aims:

The programme objectives are to:

  • equip learners with the knowledge of both laboratory management and technical aspects in chemical testing laboratory according to the competency requirements of HOKLAS approved signatories; and
  • train the learners to be capable of performing testing tasks in a chemical testing laboratory, so as to better cope with the changing needs of the chemical testing industry.
Entry Requirements:

•  Five HKDSE subjects at Level 2 or above, including English and Chinese Languages, or equivalent with at least ½ year relevant testing work experience or equivalent; or

•  Five HKCEE subjects at Grade E/Level 2 or above, including English Language (Syllabus B) and Chinese Language, or equivalent with at least ½ year relevant testing work experience or equivalent; or

•  Completion of a QF Level 3 programme (e.g. Foundation Diploma) that is deemed acceptable to the Applied Science Programme Board for Science Programmes with at least ½ year relevant testing work experience or equivalent; or

•  Other relevant verifiable prior learning and/or work experience that is/are deemed appropriate by Applied Science Programme Board for Science Programmes AND a pass in an entrance assessment, which can be either oral or written.

•  Mature applicants, i.e. those aged 23 or above with at least two years’ relevant working experience, can be admitted.  Where appropriate, the applicant may be required to pass an entrance assessment, which can be in an oral and/or written form.

Venue:Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education (Sha Tin). 21 Yuen Wo Road, Sha Tin, New Territories.
Award:

•  Professional Certificate award will be issued to participants who have successfully completed all five modules

•  Certificate award will be issued to participants who have successfully completed the individual module

Special Discount:

* 10% discount to the course fee for the following applicants:

•Apply 2 weeks before the commencement of class; or
•Apply in group of three or more qualified applicants; or
•VTC / IVE alumni or current students.

Remark: Students cannot apply for 10% discount and Continuing Education Fund (CEF) at the same time, i.e. no discount will be offered to the students who apply for CEF.

Application:

Compete the Application Form together with all necessary documents and a crossed cheque made payable to “VOCATIONAL TRAINING COUNCIL” for the Course Fee and submit to:
Applied Science Discipline Office, Rm 207A, Academic Block, Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education (Chai Wan), 30 Shing Tai Road, Chai Wan, Hong Kong

Application Form

Please download here:

Application Form

Course Leaflet

Instructors:

HKIVE Lecturers

MODULE1

Certificate in Chemical Testing (Laboratory Accreditation and Quality Management for Chemical Tests Module)

- General requirement of laboratory accreditation and quality management
- Quality control procedures and statistical techniques
- Verification of critical consumable and control of reference material


[The course has been included in the list of reimbursable courses for Continuing Education Fund purposes.]

CEF Course Code:  84C097364 / Effective Date: 13/7/2016 / Valid CEF Until: 31/08/2021

[Qualifications Register (QR)] QR Registration No.: 15/002786/L4 / QF Level: 4 / QF Credit: 12

Fee3560

MODULE2

Certificate in Chemical Testing (Method Validation and Measurement Uncertainty for Chemical Tests Module)

- General requirement of method validation and measurement uncertainty
- Practical approach on method validation and verification
- Practical approach on measurement uncertainty


[The course has been included in the list of reimbursable courses for Continuing Education Fund purposes.]

CEF Course Code: 84C097372 / Effective Date: 13/7/2016 / Valid CEF Until: 31/08/2021

[Qualifications Register (QR)] QR Registration No.: 15/002787/L4 / QF Level: 4 / QF Credit: 12

Fee3560

MODULE3

Certificate in Chemical Testing (Chemical laboratory Techniques and Equipment Calibration Module)

- Multi-stage and multi-component analysis, sample preparation techniques and apparatus for organic and inorganic analysis
- Basic principles and operation of analytical techniques
- Aim and requirement of equipment calibration and maintenance
- Guideline and procedures for maintenance and calibration of laboratory apparatus, equipment such as balance, pH meter, and spectrometric instruments and chromatographic instruments


[The course has been included in the list of reimbursable courses for Continuing Education Fund purposes.]

CEF Course Code: 84C097380 / Effective Date: 13/7/2016 / Valid CEF Until: 31/08/2021

[Qualifications Register (QR)] QR Registration No.: 15/002788/L4 / QF Level: 4 / QF Credit: 12

Fee4440

MODULE4

Certificate in Chemical Testing (Instrument Techniques for Elemental Analysis Module)

- Analytical techniques, measurement process and data treatment
- Principles and applications of atomic spectrometric techniques
- Principle and application of inductively coupled plasma spectroscopic technique


 

[The course has been included in the list of reimbursable courses for Continuing Education Fund purposes.]

CEF Course Code: 84C097399 / Effective Date: 13/7/2016 / Valid CEF Until: 31/08/2021

[Qualifications Register (QR)] QR Registration No.: 15/002789/L4 / QF Level: 4 / QF Credit: 12

Fee4670

MODULE5

Certificate in Chemical Testing (Instrumental Techniques for Organic Analysis Module)

- Principles and applications of molecular spectrometric techniques
- Chromatography and separation techniques
- Principle, operation and maintenance of gas chromatography (GC)
- Principle, operation and maintenance of liquid chromatography (LC)


 

[The course has been included in the list of reimbursable courses for Continuing Education Fund purposes.]

CEF Course Code: 84C097402 / Effective Date: 13/7/2016 / Valid CEF Until: 31/08/2021

[Qualifications Register (QR)] QR Registration No.: 15/002790/L4  / QF Level: 4 / QF Credit: 12

Fee4670

Deadline:
Duration:

120 hours

Tuition Fee:

HK$20,900

QF Level:

4

QR Registration No.:

15/002785/L4

Validity Period:

01/09/2015  to  31/08/2021

Enquiry: Name: Miss Ruby Tsang
Tel: 25952673
Email: asdito@vtc.edu.hk

Name: Mr. WK LONG
Tel: 22567117
Fax: 22567111
Email: wklong@vtc.edu.hk

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