CLP441 - Chemical Laboratory Technology, Work Term

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Subject Title
Chemical Laboratory Technology, Work Term

Subject Description
This work term will provide students with a college-approved work experience, in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology or educational sectors, as/supporting chemical, pharmaceutical, research or laboratory technicians and technologists.
 
In this course, students will apply skills learned in the academic setting as well as gain new workplace skills. Students will interact with industry professionals while developing and expanding their critical thinking, problem-solving and decision-making skills in a professional work environment. Through the work experience, students will gain an understanding of workplace accountabilities for their role, the role of team members and leaders in the workplace. The work experience will also provide the student with a variety of situations and opportunities to further develop their listening and communication skills, both oral and written, as pertinent to the job function and industry requirements.

Credit Status
One subject credit

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

  1. Develop a reflective practice; link past, present and future experiences and integrate cognitive and emotional experiences.
  2. Evaluate the ability to adapt to workplace culture and meet workplace expectations in order to support development of workplace skills.
  3. Assess the management of professional interactions and responsibilities in the workplace, specific to roles and accountabilities.
  4. Develop communication skills by applying written and oral communication, in addition to listening skills, to a variety of workplace situations.
  5. Evaluate professionalism in relation to self-management, personal strengths and challenges, and ethical working styles.
  6. Integrate knowledge and skills gained in the academic setting with workplace experiences.

Essential Employability Skills
Communicate clearly, concisely and correctly in the written, spoken and visual form that fulfils the purpose and meets the needs of the audience.

Respond to written, spoken, or visual messages in a manner that ensures effective communication.

Execute mathematical operations accurately.

Apply a systematic approach to solve problems.

Use a variety of thinking skills to anticipate and solve problems.

Locate, select, organize, and document information using appropriate technology and information systems.

Analyze, evaluate, and apply relevant information from a variety of sources.

Show respect for diverse opinions, values, belief systems, and contributions of others.

Interact with others in groups or teams in ways that contribute to effective working relationships and the achievement of goals.

Manage the use of time and other resources to complete projects.

Take responsibility for one's own actions, decisions, and consequences.

Cheating and Plagiarism
Each student should be aware of the College's policy regarding Cheating and Plagiarism. Seneca's Academic Policy will be strictly enforced.

To support academic honesty at Seneca College, all work submitted by students may be reviewed for authenticity and originality, utilizing software tools and third party services. Please visit the Academic Honesty site on http://library.senecacollege.ca for further information regarding cheating and plagiarism policies and procedures.

Discrimination/Harassment
All students and employees have the right to study and work in an environment that is free from discrimination and/or harassment. Language or activities that defeat this objective violate the College Policy on Discrimination/Harassment and shall not be tolerated. Information and assistance are available from the Student Conduct Office at student.conduct@senecacollege.ca.

Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Disabilities Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.