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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

$920.70

Winter 2020

Below are three offerings of this course for the Winter 2020 term.

CRN 78698

Mon Feb 24 - Mon Feb 15 52 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Feb 24 - Feb 15 Distance

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD

Cost

$94.10

Notes

  1. Available for re-registration (course extension) only.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. Re-registration section for Assayer Training students who require an extension for CHSC 5631. Eligible students will be approved for registration by Elaine Woo. For more information, contact soepts@bcit.ca and please include your BCIT student ID. 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.

CRN 73191

Mon Mar 16 - Mon Mar 15 52 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Mar 16 - Mar 15 Distance

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD

Cost

$920.70

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. 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 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.

CRN 86221

Mon Jan 27 - Mon Jan 18 52 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 27 - Jan 18 Distance

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD

Cost

$94.10

Notes

  1. Available for re-registration (course extension) only.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. Re-registration section for Assayer Training students who require an extension for CHSC 5631. Eligible students will be approved for registration by Elaine Woo. For more information, contact soepts@bcit.ca and please include your BCIT student ID. 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.

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Related Programs

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

School of Energy

  1. Assayer Training
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