Ann’s class Thursday morning 9 – 1pm – change of time

Hi all

Welcome to Cert 4.  Your Spectroscopy and Chromatography class will be running from 9 – 1 pm for the next 10 weeks BUT for this week and THIS WEEK ONLY could you please come at 11 am?  There will be NO PRACTICAL CLASS this week. We will  do 2 hours of introduction and theory.

Also, for just this week please come to 1.5A.

See you then 🙂

Ann

 

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LABORATORY TECHNIQUES COMPETENCY CHECKS ADVICE NOTE

LABORATORY TECHNIQUES COMPETENCY CHECKS ADVICE NOTE

March 2017

Units to be assessed include:

MSL972001         Conduct  routine site measurements

MSL933004         Perform calibration checks on equipment and assist with maintenance

MSL912001         Work within a field/lab workplace

MSL953001         Receive and prepare samples for testing

MSL933001         Maintain lab/field workplace fit for purpose

MSL913002         Plan and conduct lab/field work

MSL973001         Perform basic tests

MSL973002         Prepare working solutions

Theory Exam  Wednesday 22 March 9 – 1 pm

You may bring a double-sided A4 ‘cheat sheet’ into this exam.

Topics to study for these competency checks include anything that you have done in the last 7 weeks.  Please see the Practical/class schedule you were given in Term 1 Week 1 as a guide for what these were and what you should study.

Competency Checks  Thursday 23 March 9 – 1 pm & Thursday 1.30 – 4.30 pm

This is an ‘open-book’ assessment.  This means you can bring anything you have used in the laboratory practical sessions during the last 7 weeks into the laboratory.

There will be NINE (9) tasks.  You can do them in any order you choose.  You just need to get them done them all done.  You have more than enough time!

You will have done ALL of these tasks BEFORE.

Ann, Judy and Lara

14-Mar-17

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Excursion is ON

The sun is shining.

You should be making your way to TAFE with all your paperwork and Wet Weather Gear.

See you at 8:30

 

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Field Day

Today would be a good day to check you have adequate wet weather gear.

There is a 90% chance of rain tomorrow, but no storms predicted, so……

Field day will be on. 🙂

See you at 8:30

Denise

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Field Day

The 1st Field day will be held Wednesday 1 March 2017.
All students studying Environmental Technology as well as those studying Laboratory Skills/Techniques are required to attend. It is a compulsory activity. (Note: this does not apply to students undertaking part-time study unless they are able to attend).
Watch this space for further details and ensure you receive information from your teachers prior to the date,

Denise

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Instrument Maintenance exam

Hi Diploma students

Just a gentle reminder that your Instrument Maintenance exam will be tomorrow (16 November) at 3.00 pm.

It will be a double-sided A4 page cheat sheet exam with whatever material you wish on it.

Hopefully you will all submit your portfolio tomorrow as well.

See you then.

Ann

 

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Completion of MSL954001 Obtain Representative samples in accordance with sampling plan advice

Hi Certificate 4 students hoping to successfully complete the unit MSL954001 “Obtain Representative Samples in Accordance with Sampling Plan”.

In order to be successful in this unit ALL of the following tasks and documents need to be submitted for marking by 14/11/16:

  • Tree counting exercise
  • Jelly bean practical exercise
  • Prac 6.1
  • Prac 6.2
  • Prac 6.3
  • Completed Throsby Creek sampling work booklet (also, all individual student data needs to be entered on major results page)
  • Major assignment on Environmental sampling

Time is running out so please be ready on Monday 14 November with all of your documents in a portfolio for submission.

 

Ann

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COMPULSORY EXCURSION for Certificate 4 / Diploma students

COMPULSORY EXCURSION for Certificate 4 / Diploma students

Hi all

An excursion to two laboratories has been arranged for you.

This excursion will take place on Monday 19th September 2016

It is compulsory that you attend this excursion and complete an accompanying worksheet for submission after the excursion.

We will depart from TAFE by minibus at 9.30am and travel to SGS laboratories for a 10.00 am start.

We will then travel to ALS laboratories and begin a tour at 11.00 am. We should be finished by no later than 1.00 pm.

Any student wishing to travel to these laboratories in their own car may do so.

The addresses are:

SGS

6A Metal Pit Drive

Carrington NSW 2294

ALS

5/585 Maitland Road

Mayfield West NSW 2304

CFFET teachers

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Physical Testing Exam note

Hi Mid-year students

Just confirming the details for your Physical Testing exam (I already gave you this in a hand-out):

EXAM NOTIFICATION

MSL974005 Perform Physical Tests

You will have an OPEN BOOK exam on 29 August  3.00 – 5.00 pm

There will be four (4) tasks in this exam.  Topic covered are density determination, melting point determination and boiling point determination.

Bring all of your notes, textbook etc with you.

Read the exam paper thoroughly before you begin and plan your attack!  You DO NOT have to do them in the order that appear on the exam paper but you DO have to complete ALL of them.

21/08/16

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Hi all mid-year intake people

Just a reminder about the items I will need to assess the ‘Perform Physical Tests’ unit.

Make sure you keep to submit:

  • your density workbook
  • your gravimetric analysis workbook
  • your MP, BP, RI workbook
  • your Proctor/soil testing workbook

I will know that you have read this email when I receive an email to ann.jennar@tafe.nsw.edu.au to tell me so ! 🙂

I also need a report for Prac 5.5A for the ‘Perform Basic Tests’ unit

See you next week.

Ann

 

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