Berea Technical College

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ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY

PROGRAMME TITLE NQF SAQA ID CREDITS
DIPLOMA: ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY 6 21140 240

DESCRIPTION

This qualification introduces the learner to the chemical industry, preparing him to work in various sectors, such as agriculture, water purification and medical.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS,COURSE DURATION AND CAREER FIELDS

  • Grade 12
  • Certificate in Chemistry or equivalent qualification.
  • Recognition of prior learning:
  • Exemption may be given based on previous qualifications (prior learning), age and work experience.

Course duration

Full Time : Minimum 2 Years

Career Fields

  • Analytical Chemist
  • Clinical Research Coordinator
  • Hazardous waste chemist

PROGRAMME OUTLINE

  1. Will have a more advanced knowledge of organic chemistry with application in food processing, preserving industries and the manufacturing of medicine, plastics etc.
  2. Will have a more advanced knowledge of physical chemistry with emphasis on the structure of matter and the physical properties of substances.
  3. Will have a more advanced knowledge of quantitative analysis.
  4. Will have a more advanced knowledge in qualitative analysis.
  5. Will have a more advanced knowledge of analysis by specialised instruments.
  6. Will have a more advanced knowledge of inorganic chemistry.
  7. Will have a more advanced knowledge of micro chemical analysis.
  8. Will know fundamentals of water purification.
  9. Will be able to do report writing.
  10. Will be able to do cost controlling.
  11. Will have an understanding of the principles of management.
  12. Will be able to do planning and organising.
  13. Will have managerial skills.