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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

$884.88 - $902.58 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Spring/Summer 2018

Below are two offerings of this course for the Spring/Summer 2018 term.

CRN 60137

Mon Jul 23 - Mon Jul 22 52 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
May 14 - May 13 Distance

Instructor

Elaine Woo

Course Outline

TBD

Cost

$90.38

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 need to be approved by Elaine_Woo@bcit.ca to do the Re-Registration. For more information, contact Gigi_Machtaler@bcit.ca. Please INCLUDE your BCIT Student ID whenever you communicate with Elaine or Gigi. 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 57166

Mon Jul 09 - Mon Jul 08 52 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jul 09 - Jul 08 Distance

Instructor

Elaine Woo

Course Outline

TBD

Cost

$884.88

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.

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Fall 2018

Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2018 term.

CRN 34933

Mon Sep 24 - Mon Sep 23 52 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 24 - Sep 23 Distance

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD

Cost

$902.58

Notes

  1. Guided learning format.
  2. This is a Guided Learning, Distance Education (correspondence) course. Course delivery is through e-mail, fax, phone, CD, regular mail and labs. To find out if you qualify to take the Assayer program, 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.

Related Programs

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

School of Energy

  1. Assayer Training
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