WORKSHOP II

This follows on from Workshop I; designed to be taken as a second practical component for credit within some of our proficiency awards.

Course Code: BGN203
Fee Code: SC3
Duration (approx) Duration (approx) 100 hours
Qualification Statement of Attainment
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ADVANCE YOUR SKILLS and KNOWLEDGE IN PRACTICAL WAY

 
Using problem-based learning (PBL) strategies you will complete three projects that address the following topics, relevant to your workplaces in your industry:

 

 

  • Identifying and analysing scientific or technical problems
  • Using and maintaining scientific or technical equipment
  • Collecting and storing samples, data or other evidence
  • Undertaking and evaluating scientific or technical procedures
  • Describing workplace operations and equipment in scientific laboratories or technical facilities

 

 

 

Contents:
There are three PBL projects in this module

1. Identifying Technical Problems and Collecting Samples or Data: Investigating technical problems in the workplace; collecting and treating samples, data or other evidence.

 

2. Analytical Procedures: Using specialised technical equipment to analyse samples, data or other evidence; undertaking routine and advanced scientific or technical analyses.

 

3. Workplace Operations: Describing the operations and equipment of a laboratory or other technical environment.

 

 

 

Aims

  • Identify technical or scientific problems that occur in the workplace and demonstrate appropriate techniques for collecting and treating samples or data.
  • Demonstrate techniques used to analyse and solve technical problems.
  • Describe the operations of a scientific laboratory or other technical environment.
 
 
 



Course Contributors

The following academics were involved in the development and/or updating of this course.

John L. Mason

Auithor of "Commercial Hydroponics", one of the world's best selling hydroponic books for more than 20 years. John completed a Diploma in Horticultural Science at Australia's oldest horticulture college in 1971. In 1974 he was asked to create and teach a

Marie Beerman

Marie has over 10 years in horticulture and education in both Australia and Germany. Marie has been a co author of several ebooks in recent years, including "Roses" and "Climbing Plants".
Marie's qualifications include B. Sc., M.Hort. Dip. Bus. Cert. Lds

Maggi Brown

Maggi is the classic UK "plantswoman". She can identify thousands of plants, and maintains her own homes and gardens in the Cotswolds (England), and near Beziers (in Southern France). Maggi is regarded as a leading organics expert across the UK, having w

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