Applied Science Discipline
In-Service Training

Professional Certificate in Microbiological Testing
微生物檢測專業證書

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Aims:

The programme objectives are to:

• equip learners with the knowledge of both management and technical aspects in microbiological testing laboratory according to the competency requirements of HOKLAS approved signatories; and
• train the learners to be capable of performing testing tasks in a microbiological testing laboratory with new technology, so as to better cope with the changing needs of the microbiological 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)
Award:
• Professional Certificate award will be issued to participants who have successfully completed all four 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:

Complete 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 Planning Office,

Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education (Chai Wan),

Room 207A, 30 Shing Tai Road, Chai Wan, Hong  Kong 

Application Form & Programme Leaflet

Please download here:

Application Form

Leaflet

 

 

Instructors:

HKIVE Lecturers

MODULE1

Certificate in Microbiological Testing (Laboratory Management and Quality Control for Microbiological Tests Module)

- Laboratory management system
- Laboratory quality control procedures
- Verification of critical consumables
- Ethical practices


 

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

CEF Course Code: 84C097410 / Effective Date: 13/7/2016 / Valid CEF Until: 31/08/2021

[Qualifications Register (QR)] QR Registration No.: 15/002792/L4 / QF Level: 4 / QF Credit: 8

 

Fee2670

MODULE2

Certificate in Microbiological Testing (Method Verification and Measurement Uncertainty for Microbiological Tests Module)

- Test method selection and method verification
- Basic statistical techniques
- Data processing
- Estimation and reporting of measurement uncertainty in microbiological testing


 

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

CEF Course Code: 84C097429 / Effective Date: 13/7/2016 / Valid CEF Until: 31/08/2021

[Qualifications Register (QR)] QR Registration No.: 15/002793/L4 / QF Level: 4 / QF Credit: 9

Fee3000

MODULE3

Certificate in Microbiological Testing (Microbiological Techniques Module)

- Introduction of microbiology
- Sterilisation and aseptic techniques
- Staining techniques
- Microscopic examination
- Microbiological testing techniques
- Equipment usage, calibration, maintenance and performance


 

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

CEF Course Code: 84C097437 / Effective Date: 13/7/2016 / Valid CEF Until: 31/08/2021

[Qualifications Register (QR)] QR Registration No.: 15/002794/L4 / QF Level: 4 / QF Credit: 18

Fee6670

MODULE4

Certificate in Microbiological Testing (Specific Techniques for Handling of Different Microbiological Samples Module)

 

- Sampling plan, sampling techniques and statistical techniques for sampling
- Design and environmental requirements of microbiology laboratory
- Techniques for handling and testing of different sample matrices according to the standard method / validated method
- Verification and maintenance of reference and working cultures

 

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

CEF Course Code: 84C097445 / Effective Date: 13/7/2016 / Valid CEF Until: 31/08/2021

[Qualifications Register (QR)] QR Registration No.: 15/002795/L4 / QF Level: 4 / QF Credit: 18

Fee6670

Deadline:
Duration:

106 hours

Tuition Fee:

HK$19,010

QF Level:

4

QR Registration No.:

15/002791/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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