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Assayer Training Introduction CHSC 5631

Chemical Sciences Course

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)

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

Credits

3.0

Cost

$977.04

Course offerings

Winter 2023

Below is one offering of CHSC 5631 for the Winter 2023 term.

CRN 73191

Duration

Mon Mar 06 - Mon Mar 04 (52 weeks)

  • 52 weeks
  • CRN 73191
  • $977.04
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Mar 06 - Mar 04 N/A N/A Distance
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

TBD

Cost

$977.04

Important information
  1. Guided learning format.
  2. This is a Guided Learning, Distance Education course. Course delivery is through internet, fax, phone, CD, mail and labs. For further inquiries and to find out if you qualify for this training, please send an e-mail to Elaine_Woo@bcit.ca which includes your educational background and relevant work experience. Note: BCIT reserves the right to cancel courses. In the event of a course cancellation, you will be notified at least two business days prior to the course start. Please ensure that your contact information is current in your myBCIT account.
Status

Related Programs

Assayer Training Introduction (CHSC 5631) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Energy

  1. Assayer Training
    Statement of Completion Part-time

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