TRAINING COURSES



It has been long recognized that many practicing chemists and analysts, young or old alike, realize the urgent need to equip themselves better in terms of knowledge of good laboratory management, particularly in the aspects of quality management. IKM Professional Centre offers courses relevant to the industry and practicing chemists. 

BASIC LABORATORY SKILLS & TECHNIQUES (BSLT)

Basic tools and operations of laboratory experiments - materials and reagents - preparations of standards solutions - Handling and care of basic laboratory instruments-balance, volumetric, glassware, oven, etc. - techniques in qualitative analysis - techniques in quantitative analysis Data collection and simple statistics - units of measurements - significant figures - descriptive statistics - calibration graphs - quality control practices Fundamental instrumental techniques of analysis - Ultra-violet -visible spectrophotometry - Atomic absorption spectrometry - Gas chromatography & liquid chromatography

BASIC STATISTICAL METHODS FOR CHEMIST (BSM)

• Propagation • Population & Means • Probability Distribution Function • Outliers • Confidence Intervals for µ the student t- • Distribution • Significance Testing • Introduction to the one-way ANOVA • Analysis of Variance • Linear Regression Standard Curve & its Confidence Intervals • Statistics in Quality Control • Detection Limits

CHEMICAL SAFETY AND SECURITY (CSS)


CHROMATOGRAPHY TECHNIQUES (CHR)


ELEMENTAL ANALYSIS WITH ATOMIC ABSORPTION, EMISSION, AND FLUORESCENE TECHNIQUES (ATS)

• Instrumentation • Operational consideration • Sample preparation and consideration • Quantitative techniques in atomic spectroscopy • Maintenance and trouble shooting

GENERAL QA/ QC PROCEDURES FOR TESTING LABORATORIES (QAQC)

General QA principles in accreditation -Introduction to QA and QC for laboratories -Personnel qualifications and training -Internal quality audits and quality review -Reference materials and traceability -Method validation and verification -Proficiency testing -Measurement uncertainty General QC procedures in testing -Replicate analysis -Spike recovery analysis with certified references materials -Instrument performance and calibration -Use of control charts

IDENTIFICATION OF CHEMICAL ELEMENTS IN MINERALS (ICEM)


INTRODUCTION TO CHEMICAL HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION, ASSESSMENT & MANAGEMENT (CHAM)


MANAGEMENT OF CHEMICALS & CHEMICAL/ LAB WASTES (MCCW)

Overview of Management of Chemicals Local Laws & Regulations on Chemical Substances Management of Chemicals – Cradle to Grave Chemical Health Risk Assessment Manufacturing and production Transportation Procurement (Acquisition of chemicals) Receiving of chemicals Safe storage of chemicals Safe use and handling of Chemicals Hierarchy of controls Chemical exposure monitoring Emergency procedures & First Aid Health surveillance program Other control strategies Management of Chemicals -. Management of Chemicals – Overview Of Chemical / Lab Wastes Local Laws & Regulations - Chemical / Lab Wastes Waste Management of Chemical / Lab Wastes

MEASUREMENT UNCERTAINTY IN CHEMICAL ANALYSIS (MU)

• Sampling Statistics • General Procedures of Estimation Uncertainties in Chemical Measurements by the GUM & the EURACHEM principles • Basic Procedures for MU with worked examples and exercises • Worked examples of MU by component-by-component approach • Strategy in implementing MU in Chemical Laboratory • Recent International Development of MU for Chemical Analysis

MS ISO/ IEC 17025:2017 MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS INTERNAL AUDITING (IAT)

• SAMM Requirements for Internal Audit • Overview of the Internal Audit Process • Audit Schedule • Audit planning • Development of auditors skills • Conducting an Audit • The Audit Report and Follow-up

PROCEDURES OF METHOD VALIDATION AND VERIFICATION (MVV)

- Steps for method validation - Specificity - Sensitivity - Precision - Accuracy - Linearity and range - Method detection limit - Robustness - Uncertainty of measurements - Report writing - Monitoring

UNDERSTANDING THE ELEMENTS OF MS ISO/IEC 17025:2017 (ISO)

Introduction, General requirements, Structural requirements, Resource requirements, Process requirements, Management systems requirements