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 Or Certificate in Chemistry or equivalent qualification.

Course duration

Full Time : Minimum 2 Years

Career Fields

Analytical Chemist

Chemical Engineer

Chemistry Teacher

Forensic Scientist

Hazardous Waste Chemist

Materials Scientist

Geochemist

Pharmacologist

Toxicologist

Water Chemist

ARTICULATION

  • Basic organic chemistry is explained with applications in food processing, preserving industries, manufacturing of medicine,plastics etc.
  • Physical chemistry with emphasis on the structure of matter and the physical properties of substances are explained.
  • Qualitative analysis is defined.
  • The analysis by specialised instruments is explained.
  • Knowledge of inorganic chemistry is explained.
  • Micro chemical analysis is defined.
  • Fundamentals of water is explained.
  • Reports are written.
  • Cost controlling is done.
  • Management principles are defined.
  • Planning and organising done.
  • Managerial skills are shown

PROGRAMME OUTLINE

Basic organic chemistry is explained with applications in food processing, preserving industries, manufacturing of medicine, plastics etc.

  1. Physical chemistry with emphasis on the structure of matter and the physical properties of substances are explained
  2. Quantitative analysis is defined
  3. Qualitative analysis is defined.
  4. The analysis by specialised instruments is explained.
  5. Knowledge of inorganic chemistry is explained.
  6. Micro chemical analysis is defined.
  7. Fundamentals of water is explained.
  8. Reports are written.
  9. Cost controlling is done.
  10. Management principles are defined.
  11. Planning and organising done.
  12. Managerial skills are shown.