SPGS 004 : Basic Chemical Laboratory Skills

SPGS 004 : Basic Chemical Laboratory Skills

  • course description:

    This course is designed to provide basic knowledge of common laboratory techniques, reagent preparations, basic calculations in chemical analysis, sample preparation, record keeping, washing, drying, and safe handling of glass wares and chemicals.

  • course learning outcomes:

    At the end of the course, the participants will be able to;
    - Get good measurement skills and handling of common laboratory apparatus.
    - Use analytical balance in order to obtain accurate mass.
    - Calibrate the glassware and equipment.
    - Well-versed with personnel protective equipment (PPEs), disposal and recycling of chemicals.
    - Perform washing, drying and using the glassware and proper storage of chemicals.
    - Use various techniques of physical separation.
    - Explain basic calculation in chemical analysis and application of common laboratory chemicals.
    - Record all the experimental procedures and the data collected.

  • Course outlines:

    - Follow written and verbal instructions in the handling and preparation of laboratory materials.
    - Reagents and standard preparations.
    - Study the possible reasons for systematic errors.
    - Maintain the inventory of lab wares and chemicals.
    - Maintain the log book for all laboratory activities and keep the labs clean & tidy.

  • practical aspects of the course:

    - Reagent preparations.
    - Titration and gravimetric analysis.
    - Preparation of solutions and pH determination.
    - Qualitative and quantitative analysis of samples.

  • who should attend?

    - Lab technicians.
    - Plant operators.
    - Analytical chemists.
    - Environmental chemist.

  • duration:

    5 Days


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