This programme is designed for those who would want to develop their skills and knowledge to work in a laboratory. This is a two credit programme that requires a minimum period of one acadamic year. This programme consists of five courses offered by different departments in the Faculty of Natural Sciences and Faculty of Engineering Technology.
Laboratory Techniques in Physics -PSC 2324 (by the Department of Physics )
Metrology; measurement of mass; measurement of volume; care and maintenance of equipment; basic electricity for lab techniques; working with wood, metal, plastic and glass; measuring and producing low pressures; gases at above atmospheric pressure; measurement and control of humidity; power supplies and oscilloscopes; capacitors and inductors; ammeters, voltmeters, potentiometers and bridge circuits; radioactive sources: activity, half life and handling.
Laboratory Techniques in Chemistry - PSC 2322 (by the Department of Chemistry )
Laboratory Organisation Management & Safety - PSC 2323 (by the Department of Botany )
Computer Studies - AME 3190 (by the Department of Mathematics)
Laboratory Techniques in Biology - PSC 2321 (by the Department of Zoology )
Workshop Theory and Practice - MEE 2398 (by the Faculty of Engineering)