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Diploma in Laboratory Safety - Level 4

South London College
Course summary
200 hours
199 GBP
English
Online courses
Next available date: This course is available anytime in anywhere. - Online courses
Last application: This course is available to register anytime of the year.
Professional Training

Course description

Laboratory is a place that provides controlled conditions to carry our scientific or technological research and experiments. A laboratory usually uses chemicals and equipment that could pose potential injuries and in some cases death, which is why it is important to follow proper safety methods and procedures to ensure a safe working environment. This Diploma in Laboratory Safety – Level 4 has been developed exactly for that purpose and will get you into terms with all the necessary laboratory safety procedures and practices.

This diploma course will teach you the importance of laboratory safety and the various hazards that could occur in a laboratory setting. You will get to learn the standard operating procedures, personal protective equipment, protective clothing applications, working alone policy and injection, followed by professional tips and tricks on how to promote a safe working environment.

This course is a wonderful opportunity for you to understand hazard communication associated with chemical handling, shipping and any other form of exposure. This course also comprises of modules that will help you implement safe work practices for physical and safety hazard, after which the Global Harmonized System, Ghs physical hazards, OSHA report, bridging principles, decontamination and many more will be explored to further solidify your knowledge on laboratory safety practices.

The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme. This means that South London College has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 4 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

The course itself has been designed by South London College to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. ABC Awards & Certa Awards endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

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*Regulated qualification refers to those qualifications that are regulated by Ofqual / CCEA / Qualification Wales

Suitability - Who should attend?

Who Is This Course Aimed at?

  • Students
  • Job seekers
  • Laboratory workers
  • Health industry workers
  • Anyone willing to gain knowledge in laboratory safety

Entry Requirements

  • Learners should be age 19 or over, and must have a basic understanding of Maths, English, and ICT.
  • A recognised qualification at level 3 or above in any discipline.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

Course Code: QLS-04881

Training Course Content

COURSE CURRICULUM

  1. Laboratory Safety Introduction
  2. The Chemical Hygiene Plan
  3. Standard Operating Procedures
  4. Personal Protective Equipment Section
  5. Protective Clothing Applications
  6. Working Alone Policy Example
  7. Controlling Chemical Exposures
  8. Injection
  9. Hazard Communication Introduction
  10. What Is The Globally Harmonized System
  11. United Nations Globally Harmonized System
  12. How Should The Ghs Building Blocks By Applied
  13. What Are The Ghs Physical Hazards
  14. What Are Bridging Principles
  15. Transport And Emergency Responders
  16. The New Osha Hazard Communication Standard
  17. Highly Toxic Chemicals
  18. Decontamination
  19. Spills And Emergency Procedures Policy Example
  20. Emergency Response To Chemical Spills And Or Releases

Access Duration

The course will be directly delivered to you, and you have 12 months access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course. The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lectures at any time.

Method of Assessment

In order to complete the Diploma in Laboratory Safety - Level 4 successfully, all students are required to complete a series of assignments. The completed assignments must be submitted via the online portal. Your instructor will review and evaluate your work and provide your feedback based on how well you have completed your assignments.

Expenses

£199

Continuing Studies

Once you successfully completed Level 4 Diploma in Laboratory Safety, you will gain knowledge and skills that will give your career the jumpstart you have always wanted. With this completion you can further expand your education or go onto work in numerous positions that will also put you in line to demand a higher salary or job promotion. 

  • Laboratory Technician - £18,583  per annum
  • Laboratory Manager - £30,524 per annum
  • Research Laboratory Technician - £20,221  per annum

Other jobs you can get

  • Laboratory Assistant

About provider

South London College

South London College is a well-established Professional online education provider in the United Kingdom and it aims to meet the employment needs of the youth and people in the United Kingdom and other parts of the world. South London College...


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