- Locations: Al Tarfa
- Duration: 1 Year
The Chemical Laboratory Technician program provides students with the necessary background in the principles and techniques currently used in chemical lab environments. These include fundamental chemical principles, basic lab skills and techniques, and a practical approach to modern lab instrumentation. The program emphasizes lab safety; recording, reporting, and analyzing results; skill and technique development to ensure precision and accuracy; quality assurance; and advanced instrumentation. This practical focus allows program graduates to adapt to the ever-changing industrial environment.
Upon successful completion of the program, graduates will be able to:
- Apply the technical knowledge and demonstrate hands-on skills needed to assist in the daily operation of environmental, research, and industrial chemistry laboratories
- Demonstrate an understanding of the chemical terminology, concepts, and laboratory and computer skills that are required for successful interaction with colleagues and customers within the chemical laboratory workplace
- Apply problem-solving skills and methodologies to real-life situations in the classroom and laboratory environments
- Demonstrate employability skills required in the modern workplace
Graduates of the Chemical Laboratory Technician program may be employed in government, institutional, environmental, or industrial laboratories. Graduates will be able to work with chemists, chemical engineers, technologists, and technicians in a wide variety of areas related to research and development, quality control and assurance, and technical services. With today’s focus on quality control and assurance, there is an increased demand for Chemical Laboratory Technicians.