Program Learning Outcomes

This Seneca program has been validated by the Credential Validation Service as an Ontario College Credential as required by the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development.

As a graduate, you will be prepared to reliably demonstrate the ability to:

  • Apply mathematical, physical, and chemical concepts to tasks, such as the analysis and synthesis of chemical compounds and samples and to develop approaches and techniques for the solution of problems.
  • Conduct and interpret accurately manual quantitative and qualitative analyses using prescribed laboratory procedures.
  • Prepare organic and inorganic compounds using standard synthetic and purification procedures.
  • Perform statistical calculations to report and evaluate the results of analyses.
  • Perform instrumental chemical analysis and interpret, evaluate, and report the quantitative/qualitative results.
  • Apply computer skills relevant to the chemical laboratory technology field.
  • Maintain and troubleshoot laboratory equipment according to the manufacturers' guidelines.
  • Perform relevant Quality Assurance and Quality Control procedures to ensure that processes remain within designated limits.
  • Use interpersonal and communication skills to facilitate project management in the chemical laboratory technology environment.
  • Ensure that all assigned work is performed in compliance with relevant occupational health, safety, and environmental law, legislation, and regulations; established policies and procedures; and in accordance with ethical principles.
  • Apply problem-solving skills to chemical laboratory technology problems.
  • Develop a plan for continued professional growth.