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Solution Calculations and Preparation (Micro-credential)
This programme can be taken from anywhere in New Zealand with our distance delivery which participants say is more personal than much in-person delivery.
Credits
30
Level
4
Who for
This programme is primarily for people who want a laboratory job, but have not yet worked in a professional laboratory. It is also for people early in a laboratory career if they need to learn how to make chemical solutions.
Fees

NZ domestic $1800; Scholarships available (click here for details).

International $4720

Indicative content

safety
calculations
documenting work
precision (including judgment about needs)
selection of glassware
use of glassware
purified water
balance use
pH measurement
practical work for general solutions preparation
dilutions
practical work for solutions preparation involving dilution
labels and storage
solutions involving special handling

Learning outcome(s)

People successfully completing this programmes will be able to...

...plan the preparation and prepare solutions suitable for a testing or research laboratory.

...apply understanding of special situations in the preparation of laboratory solutions suitable for a testing or research laboratory.

Assessment types

For an explanation about the nature of the following assessments please click here.

Practical observation

Slide show session

Entry requirements
  • NCEA Level 2 (or equivalent), and

  • demonstration of understanding of the micro-credential and general suitability for the study through Real World Education's pre-entry process.

 

Intakes

Intake 4006-30
27 March 2023 - 25 August 2023
Specified work which is approximately 15% of programme must be completed by 07 May 2023.

Intake 4006-31
17 April 2023 - 15 September 2023
Specified work which is approximately 15% of programme must be completed by 07 May 2023.

Intake 4006-32
08 May 2023 - 13 October 2023
Specified work which is approximately 15% of programme must be completed by 30 May 2023.

Intake 4006-33
10 July 2023 - 16 December 2023
Specified work which is approximately 15% of programme must be completed by 30 July 2023.

Intake 4006-34
14 August 2023 - 02 February 2024
Specified work which is approximately 15% of programme must be completed by 04 September 2023.

Intake 4006-35
11 September 2023 - 08 March 2024
Specified work which is approximately 15% of programme must be completed by 30 September 2023.

Intake 4006-36
09 October 2023 - 05 April 2024
Specified work which is approximately 15% of programme must be completed by 30 October 2023.

Intake 4006-37
13 November 2023 - 03 May 2024
Specified work which is approximately 15% of programme must be completed by 03 December 2023.

Intake 4006-38
11 December 2023 - 07 June 2024
Specified work which is approximately 15% of programme must be completed by 05 January 2024.
 

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