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CHSC 5631 - Assayer Training Introduction

Chemical Sciences Part-time Studies Course

School of Energy

Course Details

Part 1 of 5 in the BCIT Assayer Training Program designed to prepare students to write the BC Assayer License exam. It covers lab safety, extractive metallurgy, sampling, statistics, quality assurance and quality control. Topics include elements of WHMIS; handling and disposal of hazardous chemicals and compressed gases; aspects of hydrometallurgy and pyrometallurgy; conventional unit operations in mineral liberation and separation; lab sampling of ores, concentrated and exploration materials; Gy, Ingamells and Visman sampling theory models; documentation, audits, ethics, control samples, handling outliers, descriptive statistics, terminology, control charting, accuracy and precision of quality assurance.

Prerequisite(s)

BCIT Diploma in Chemical Sciences or Mining Technology or equivalent plus minimum one year practical lab experience. Personnel working in the analytical chemistry field or related industries with minimum five years practical lab experience may qualify upon departmental approval.

Credits

3.0

Cost

$867.54

Spring/Summer 2017

Below is one offering of this course for the Spring/Summer 2017 term.

CRN 57166

Mon May 15 - Mon May 14 52 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
May 15 - May 14 Distance

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD

Cost

$867.54

Notes

  1. Guided learning format.
  2. This is a Guided Learning, Distance Education course. Course delivery is through internet, fax, phone, CD, mail and labs. The prereqisites to the training are only listed in this course. To find out if you qualify to register for this course, please contact Elaine_Woo@bcit.ca. Note: BCIT reserves the right to cancel courses. In the event of a part-time studies course cancellation, you will be notified at least two business days prior to the course start. Please ensure that your contact information is current.

Related Programs

CHSC 5631 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Energy

  1. Assayer Training
    Part-time   

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