Program Capabilities

Program Capabilities outline what skills students should possess as they progress through each term/year of their program.

Students and employers will find this information most useful and can reference either the list of skills or the full program capabilities document to ensure students are gaining the experience they need to fulfill the program requirements.

Upon Graduation

  • Perform routine tasks and assigned procedures to support the purification, analysis and synthesis of chemical compounds and samples
  • Use prescribed laboratory procedures to conduct basic manual and instrumental quantitative analysis and report results
  • Operate and troubleshoot chemical analysis instruments and equipment to assure accurate results
  • Perform quality assurance and quality control procedures, including basic statistical analyses, in accordance with international and industry standards and government regulations
  • Complete chemical laboratory tasks and projects using computer and information technologies
  • Implement health and safety practices to ensure a safe laboratory environment for oneself and others
  • Contribute to the efficient and ethical use and promotion of chemical laboratory resources through established sustainability practices
  • Interpret and produce technical documents to communicate chemical laboratory data and results
  • Collaborate with others to contribute to effective working relationships and teamwork in chemical laboratory environments
  • Develop strategies for ongoing professional development to enhance competence as a chemical laboratory technician


For more information, please contact the appropriate campus:

905-890-7833 x 222
Sarnia/Main Campus
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